EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Past Practice; Maintenance of Status Quo
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608.05000 – Past Practice; Maintenance of Status Quo
A past practice is established through a course of conduct or as a way of doing things over an extended period of time; p. 4. The district unilaterally increased and decreased the number of hours assigned to a wide spectrum of vacant positions over a four-year period, which established the practice in the District. Constructive knowledge of these changes to the union was sufficient notice.