Second paragraph best describes the current working relationship between city staff and senior managers.
Boulware’s other great idea was the concept of the “firm, fair offer,” under which an employer made its best offer to labor and then refused to bargain any further on the basis that it already had – it made an offer.SOURCE:
As interpreted by the parties to the NHL standoff, Boulwareism consists of making an offer and then retiring to a bunker behind the guns and ammo you’ve been stockpiling since the beginning of the last collective bargaining agreement. It’s not likely to result in resolution of the labor dispute,
He writes this stuff to get it out of his system. Published by William W. Bedsworth, Associate Justice, California Fourth District Court of Appeal.