EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; OTHER PER SE VIOLATIONS – Conditional Bargaining
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605.04000 – Conditional Bargaining; Piecemeal or Fragmented Bargaining
A party may not refuse to discuss a mandatory subject, when requested to do so, by insisting on a proposal to postpone negotiations on that subject until agreement has been reached on others. City's alleged insistence to impasse on reopener proposals constituted “piecemeal” or “fragmented” bargaining tactic that arbitrarily limited the range of possible compromises by declaring certain mandatory subjects of bargaining off limits for discussion until complete agreement has been reached on all other subjects.