2008 - Personal Services Contract Notices


Collective Bargaining

Audience List

  • Employee Relations Officers
  • Human Resources Chiefs
  • Personnel Officers


This policy

  • Provides direction and contact information of employee organizations that represents state employees for submittal of Personal Services Contracts

  • Provides instruction for giving notice to California Attorneys, Administrative Law Judges, and Hearing Officers in State Employment (CASE) for consent to employ outside legal counsel


Government Code §19130 – 19135 Personal Services Contracts establishes standards for the use of personal services contracts. Among other things, state agencies in need private counsel because a conflict of interest on the part of the Attorney General’s office may seek outside counsel which requires the written consent of the Attorney General. In addition, any state agency proposing to execute a personal services contract shall notify all organizations that represent state employees who perform the type of work to be contracted.

Pursuant to Government Code section 11040-11045, all state agencies are required to provide notice to CASE within 5 business days of the request sent to the Attorney General’s Office for consent to employ outside legal counsel. If the agency is not required to obtain the Attorney General’s consent for outside legal counsel, pursuant to Government Code section 11041, the agency shall provide notice to CASE 5 business days prior to the execution of the contract for outside legal counsel.

“Written notice” within the meaning of this section shall include, but not limited to, the following:

  1. A copy of the complaint or other pleadings, if any, that gave rise to the litigation or matter for which a contract is being sought, or other identifying information.

  2. The justification for the contract, pursuant to subdivision (b) of section 19130.

  3. The nature of the legal services to be performed.

  4. The estimated hourly wage to be paid under the contract.

  5. The estimated length of the contract.

  6. The identity of the person or entity that is entering into the contract with the state.


Effective immediately, departments/commissions/boards/authorities shall continue to provide the designated exclusive representatives of the appropriate bargaining units copies of current and proposed personal services contracts, (Request for Proposals (RFPs), Invitations for Bids (IFBs), Standard Form 215 – Agreement Summary, or equivalent), that contract for personal services associated with the bargaining unit.

The designated exclusive representatives are listed below:

Bargaining Units 1, 3, 4, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20 and 21: CalHR Contact - Appropriate Labor Relations Officer

Ms. Yvonne Walker, President

SEIU Local 1000

1808 14th Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

Bargaining Unit 2: CalHR Contact - Nathaniel Allen

Katherine Regan,

California Attorneys, Administrative Law Judges, and Hearing Officers

in State Employment (CASE)

1231 “I” Street, Suite 300

Sacramento, CA 95814

Email: kregan@calattorneys.org

Bargaining Unit 5: Contact-Pam Manwiller

Doug Villars, President

California Association of Highway Patrolmen

2030 V Street

Sacramento, CA 95818

Phone: (916) 452-6751 Fax: (916) 457-3398


Bargaining Unit 6: Contact-Pam Manwiller

Suzanne Jimenez, Chief of Labor

California Correctional Peace Officers Association

755 Riverpoint Drive, Suite 200

West Sacramento, CA 95605-1634

Phone: (916) 372-6060 Fax: (916) 340-5032


Bargaining Unit 7: Contact-Nathaniel Allen

Kasey Christopher Clark, General Mgr/ Chief Counsel

California Statewide Law Enforcement Association

2029 H Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

Phone: (916) 447-5262 Fax: (916) 447-1583


Bargaining Unit 8: Contact-Pam Manwiller

Tim Edwards, State Rank and File Director

Cal Fire, Local 2881

1731 J Street, Suite 100

Sacramento, CA 95811-3016

Phone: (916) 609-8705 Fax: (916) 609-8711


Bargaining Unit 9: Contact-Pam Manwiller

Bruce Blanning, Executive Assistant

Professional Engineers in CA Government

455 Capitol Mall, Suite 501

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 446-0400 Fax: (916) 446-0489


Bargaining Unit 10: Contact-Pam Manwiller

Christopher Voight

California Association of Professional Scientists

455 Capitol Mall, Suite 500

Sacramento, CA 95814


Bargaining Units 12 and 13: Contact-Nathaniel Allen

Steve Crouch, Director of Public Employees

International Union of Operating Engineers

Locals 3, 39 , and 501, AFL-CIO

1620 North Market Boulevard

Sacramento, CA 95834

Phone: (916) 928-0399 Fax: (916) 928-1216


Bargaining Unit 16: Contact-Pam Manwiller

Zegory Williams

Executive Director

Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD)

130 Grand Avenue, Suite 1380

Oakland, CA 94612-2506

Email: zwilliams@uapd.com


Nereyda Rivera, Senior Representative

520 Capital Mall, Suite 220

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone (916) 442-6977 Fax: (916) 446-3827


Bargaining Unit 18: Contact-Hilda Herrera

Ann Lyles, Consultant

California Association of Psychiatric Techs

1220 S Street, Suite 100

Sacramento, CA 95811-7138

Phone: (916) 329-9140 Fax: (916) 329-9145

Toll-free (800) 677-2278


Bargaining Unit 19: Contact-Hilda Herrera

Cliff Tillman, Senior Business Representative

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

2150 River Plaza Drive, Suite 275

Sacramento, CA 95833


If you have any questions, please contact the CalHR Labor Relations Officer for the assigned bargaining unit.


Not Applicable.




  • PML 2012-036: PML 2012-036 - 10/1/2012 - Contracting Out Update
  • PML 2014-032: PML 2014-032 - 9/30/2014 - SEIU – Notifications for State Personnel Board Items, AB 906 Contracts, and all other State Notifications

Web Pages

Contact Person

Labor Relations Division
Labor Relations Officer, Labor Relations Division
Phone: 916-324-0476
Fax: 916-322-0765
Email: lr.info@calhr.ca.gov

Authorized By

Pam Manwiller
Deputy Director of Labor Relations, Labor Relations Division


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