Presented by LRIS Director Will Aitchison.
- The two ways that a past practice is important: In interpreting a collective bargaining agreement, and in limiting an employer’s ability to make changes in rules and operations.
- The continuing nature of the duty to bargain and how past practices can require mid-contract negotiations.
- The topics that are mandatory for bargaining, including hours of work issues, disciplinary standards and proceedings, “civilianization,” staffing, residency, and more.
- The elements that make a past practice binding, and the steps an employer must follow to make changes in past practices.