EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; NEGOTIATIONS; INDICIA OF SURFACE OR BAD FAITH BARGAINING; TOTALITY OF CIRCUMSTANCES – In General
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606.01000 – In General
Adamant insistence on a bargaining position is not per se evidence of bad faith bargaining when there are no facts indicating how the position was not fairly maintained; p. 1, dismissal letter; p. 3, warning letter. Even if employer's proposal to increase work hours, made in response to union proposal to begin work day earlier, is regressive, one indicia of surface bargaining does not establish a prima facie violation of failure to bargain in good faith; p. 3, warning letter.