EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; NEGOTIATIONS; INDICIA OF SURFACE OR BAD FAITH BARGAINING; TOTALITY OF CIRCUMSTANCES – Inconsistent Position Taken; W/ds or Renege on Tentative Agreement
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606.07000 – Inconsistent Position Taken; W/ds or Renege on Tentative Agreement
Even if the charge demonstated that the District engaged in regressive bargaining, the test for surface bargaining requires an examination of the totality of the employer's conduct. One indicia of bad faith bargaining is not enough to demonstrate a prima facie violation; p. 3, dismissal letter.