EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; OTHER PER SE VIOLATIONS – Conditional Bargaining
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605.04000 – Conditional Bargaining; Piecemeal or Fragmented Bargaining
Board held that while coordinated bargaining is a mandatory subject requiring good faith, coalition bargaining is not; pp. 7-8. Burden of proof on employer to show that it had an adequate basis for concluding that the union was attempting to engage in merged/coalition bargaining; p. 10. EERA does not prohibit "mixed" negotiating committee of classified and certificated employers; pp. 12-14.