EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – Change In Policy
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602.03000 – Change In Policy
The County unilaterally changed a negotiated policy of the parties' memorandum of agreement which addresses grievance processing, without providing the association with prior notice and an opportunity to bargain, when it failed to process a grievance filed by the Association. County has the authority to implement mandatory overtime department-wide as allowed by the plain meaning of the MOA. Under the plain language of the MOA, an association has the right to file a grievance on behalf of an individual employee or a group of likely situated employees, as it did here.