EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – Time of Implementation
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602.04000 – Time of Implementation
While the Board has held that a unilateral change occurs when official action has been taken, not when it becomes effective, the Board has not previously ruled on when the unilateral change of a permissive subject of bargaining occurs; p. 18. The nature of a permissive subject of bargaining permits an employer or an employee organization, prior to the expiration of an agreement, to take action which indicates that it does not intend to bargain a nonmandatory subject; p. 18.