EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – Prior Notice and Opportunity to Bargain
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602.02000 – Prior Notice and Opportunity to Bargain
Violation found where District had a negotiating obligation (over effects of layoff) at time it proposed layoff, even though the full extent to which layoff would ultimately be implemented was speculative at that time; p. 5. Because it may reasonably be expected that a layoff of any magnitude will have an effect upon matters within scope, the proposal of layoff itself triggers the employer's obligation to provide notice and an opportunity to negotiate to the exclusive representative; p. 6.