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
Imposition of furloughs constituted change in past practice. MOU did not authorize unilateral implementation of furloughs or incorporate civil service rules and regulations purportedly authorizing furloughs. Contractual language did not establish clear intent to incorporate civil service rules into MOU, and MOU on its face required city to meet and confer prior to implementing any change affecting wages, hours and terms and conditions of employment, and prohibited city from reducing wages without the agreement of union.