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When Must A Successor Employer Bargain With Unions?

Law360, New York (April 21, 2016, 11:15 AM EDT) -- A new or changed employing entity may have a duty to bargain with a certified or recognized union that represented the employees of a predecessor employer entity. The new employer — if it is a successor employer to the predecessor's bargaining obligation — may either have to continue the status quo terms of a collective bargaining agreement between the union and the previous employer or may be allowed to set initial terms, with any subsequent changes subject to its duty to bargain with the union.

This article discusses when and to what extent a new owner has bargaining obligations.

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