EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
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608.07000 – Waiver by Union; Contract Waivers; Bargaining History Estoppel; Disclaimer; Supersession
Any waiver of bargaining rights must be clear and unmistakable, demonstrating an intentional relinquishment of the right to bargain. A generally-worded management rights clause will not be construed as a waiver of statutory bargaining rights.