EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
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608.07000 – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
Actual notice to the union was not given by delivery of Board agendas listing salary schedule to the union; pp. 73-75, proposed dec. Proper notice requires an affirmative obligation on the part of the employer to tell the union of proposed changes in negotiable subjects; p. 78, proposed dec. Although it is well established that while a zipper clause may relieve the employer from entertaining union proposals during the life of the contract, it does not cede to the employer the right to make unilateral changes in negotiable matters not covered by the contract (cases omitted); p. 83, proposed dec.