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Are there specific guidelines for impact and implementation bargaining? If so, where can they be found?
Impact and implementation bargaining is required by U.S.C. Chapter 71. Most collective bargaining agreements have a process for when and how impact and implementation bargaining occurs. At a minimum, it must occur before a decision is implemented unless management declares it has bargained to an impasse.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw Bransford & Roth PC.
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