Tip Tuesday: 5 Ways You Must Fulfill Duty to Provide Information During Negotiations
August 15, 2023

An employer’s failure to adequately respond to an information request made by a union can lead to Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges and litigation. Here are five ways you can fulfill your legal obligation to provide information during negotiations:

  1. Union and company financial experts should work together to share critical bargaining information
  2. Do not provide intentionally vague or incomplete responses
  3. Cooperate with requests and return information promptly
  4. Provide answers that are relevant to the bargaining you are engaged in
  5. Union and company financial experts should meet periodically to compare costing models and work together to solve differences in the models
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