EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION) – Prior Notice and Opportunity to Bargain
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602.02000 – Prior Notice and Opportunity to Bargain
The City Council’s adoption of the City Manager’s outsourcing and layoffs recommendation just six weeks after the union president’s e-mail requesting to bargain and before the parties had bargained or reached impasse, constitutes a change in City policy regarding outsourcing without giving the union an opportunity to bargain over the change.