EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Past Practice; Maintenance of Status Quo
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608.05000 – Past Practice; Maintenance of Status Quo
No unilateral change shown even if overall number of interviews scheduled per day per employee was increased pursuant to federal regulations because there was no showing of a change in workload; nor was there a showing that new tasks were to be performed; pp. 23-24, proposed dec. No unilateral change because no showing that employer's actions altered the status quo. Specifically, CSEA failed to show that there was a uniform practice of assigning a specific number of Det interviews per day to each EPR. Instead, the evidence revealed that there were vraiations among employees in a single office and variations among offices; pp. 23-24, proposed dec. An increase from approximately 12 interviews per day to 14 did not constitute a change in "quality and kind" under Oakland. constitute a change in "quality and kind" under Oakland.