EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; OTHER PER SE VIOLATIONS – Insistence on Nonmandatory/Illegal Subjects (See also Scope of Representation, Sec 1000)
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605.02000 – Insistence on Nonmandatory/Illegal Subjects (See also Scope of Representation, Sec 1000)
Parties to a collective bargaining agreement are not prohibited from negotiating alternative methods to attempt to resolve disputes. However, if the agreed upon dispute resolution process is unsuccessful, the parties are prohibited from making a unilateral change in a negotiable subject or engaging in strike activities until they have completed the statutory impasse procedure set out in the EERA; p. 3.