EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
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608.07000 – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
Waiver of bargaining rights by a union will not be lightly inferred; it must be clearly conveyed, or demonstrated by behavior waiving a reasonable opportunity to bargain a decision not firmly made; p. 15. Silence by union does not constitute a union's waiver.