EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; NEGOTIATIONS; INDICIA OF SURFACE OR BAD FAITH BARGAINING; TOTALITY OF CIRCUMSTANCES – In General
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606.01000 – In General
* * * OVERRULED IN PART ON OTHER GROUNDS by Stats. 2011, ch. 539 (S.B. 857), § 4. * * *
Employer did not fail to bargain in good faith over employee organization’s proposal to incorporate state regulations setting minimum nurse-to-patient staffing ratios into collective bargaining agreement. Employer’s position that arbitration was not the proper forum for enforcement of regulations was supported by rational arguments and clearly communicated to union at the bargaining table.