EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; NEGOTIATIONS; INDICIA OF SURFACE OR BAD FAITH BARGAINING; TOTALITY OF CIRCUMSTANCES – Other
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606.15000 – Other
County was not privileged to ignore the Union’s request to meet again, as good faith negotiations must normally occur face-to-face unless both parties mutually agree otherwise. (City of San Ramon (2018) PERB Decision No. 2571-M, p. 9, and adopting proposed decision at pp. 37-38 & 42; City of Selma (2014) PERB Decision No. 2380-M, pp. 14 & 23, and adopting proposed decision at p. 10; Modesto City Schools (1983) PERB Decision No. 291, p. 35.) PERB noted the parties in this matter negotiated well before the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Board did not consider what standards might apply in such unusual circumstances.