EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Business Necessity; Emergency Exception
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608.03000 – Business Necessity; Emergency Exception
Employer must demonstrate that the necessity is the unavoidable result of a sudden change in circumstances beyond the employer's control in order to justify unilateral action. The timing of emergency must preclude opportunity for negotiation and there must be no alternative.