EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – Prior Notice and Opportunity to Bargain
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602.02000 – Prior Notice and Opportunity to Bargain
Where employer unconditionally offers to meet with exclusive representative, the employer's cancellation of a meeting and referral to its attorney does not operate as a retraction of its offer. The onus is on the exclusive representative to follow up. Failure to do so means the charging party failed to meet its burden of proof.