EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – In General
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602.01000 – In General
Association's appearance and speech at the governing board meeting constituted a valid request to negotiate under Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District (1982) PERB Decision No. 223, since it is not essential that a request to negotiate be specific or made in a particular form, [citations] it is important for the charging party to signified its desire to negotiate to the employer; pp. 10-11, proposed dec. District board's vote to approve the reduction in hours in the face of Association's expressed concerns and demand to bargain constituted a flat refusal to negotiate; p. 11, proposed dec.