EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – Change in Past Practice
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602.06000 – Change in Past Practice
Contracting out of former duties of laid off unit member unlawful since it constituted unilateral change in "quantity and kind" of subcontracting; pp. 15-17. Board declines to extend Eureka analysis (transfer of work) to subcontracting, because Oakland analysis strikes proper balance between employer flexibility and prevention of severe changes having a significant effect on the unit; p. 17.