EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES – Union Bad Faith, Delay, Unreasonable or Unlawful Demands, Violence or Misconduct
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608.02000 – Union Bad Faith, Delay, Unreasonable or Unlawful Demands, Violence or Misconduct
"Self-help" during negotiations via unilateral imposition of a six- percent salary increase in response to a threatened strike violates EERA section 3543.5(c) and, derivatively, (a) and (b). In the event of an actual strike, the remedy for the other party may be a request to the Board for injunctive relief.