EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Management-Rights Clause; Management Prerogative
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608.06000 – Management-Rights Clause; Management Prerogative
District unilaterally modified fourth and fifth grade teachers' work day schedule by eliminating 45 minute preparation period, increasing teachers' instructional day by a corresponding 45 minutes, and adding two new subjects to the basic teaching assignment. "Employers are generally free to alter the instructional schedule without prior notification . . . ." However, when changes affect the length of the working day or existing duty-free time, the subject is negotiable . . . ." Imperial Unified School District (1990) PERB Decision No. 825; p. 16.