EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; NEGOTIATIONS; INDICIA OF SURFACE OR BAD FAITH BARGAINING; TOTALITY OF CIRCUMSTANCES – Predictably Unacceptable Offer
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606.03000 – Predictably Unacceptable Offer
A union’s charge that the county took an inflexible position of only considering one-time use of newly discovered funds is undermined when the union does not propose an alternative for using the one-time money available to the county. All of the union’s proposals were predictably unacceptable to the county because they involved a commitment of ongoing funding, a commitment the county repeatedly explained it would not make at that time.