EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH (FOR SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION, SEC 1000) – In General, Per Se and Totality of Conduct; Prima Facie Case
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601.01000 – In General, Per Se and Totality of Conduct; Prima Facie Case
Conduct alleged to constitute a per se violation of the duty to bargain may also indicate the absence of good faith in support of a surface bargaining charge. Although employer’s post-impasse imposition of unratified tentative agreements providing for no strikes and Separability/savings language did not demonstrate an intent to frustrate negotiations or undermine the authority of the representative, because the tentatively agreed to articles affected statutory rights, employer committed per se violations of its duty to bargain by unilaterally imposing them, even after bargaining in good faith to impasse.