EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – Change in Past Practice
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602.06000 – Change in Past Practice
The status quo against which an employer’s conduct is evaluated must take into account the regular and consistent past patterns of changes. Changes consistent with such a pattern are not violations of the status quo. Where the employer exercises a large measure of discretion, the exclusive representative may properly insist that the employer negotiate regarding changes.