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
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.