UNFAIR PRACTICE ISSUES; PROTECTED ACTIVITIES – Individual/Concerted/Activities/Self-Representation
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300.04000 – Individual/Concerted/Activities/Self-Representation
Refusal to participate in required duties is not protected organizational activity; p. 19. While refusal to perform a purely voluntary activity is protected conduct; p. 15. Board will find violation even where assigned duty is discretionary if refusal to perform is for reasons other than professional judgement, i.e., as a pressure tactic during course of negotiation; p. 14. Refusal to (1) participate in evaluation procedure; p. 18; (2) turn in keys; p. 20; (3) prepare lesson plans; p. 21; and (4) attend faculty meetings; p. 22; is not protected activity.