EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
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608.07000 – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
Contract provision which is limited to "the term of this agreement" does not constitute a waiver permitting employer to unilaterally change past practice after expiration of the agreement; p. 3. Adopting and publishing regulations changing travel reinbursement rates for excluded employees does not constitute constructive notice of change in past practice for unit members sufficient to start limitations period; p. 17, proposed dec; Employer mentioning during negotiations of proposed changes in excluded employees travel rules did not give notice to union that its members would not have the same changes applied to them under the expired contract clause.