What is it? - History

Starting in the 60’s and 70’s the Cities of Phoenix and Tucson and several school districts experienced labor-management strife.  Employees formed unions and parties were looking for solutions to work through many of these challenges; however State law prevented collective bargaining.  Then some employment experts got together and worked an a fair and equitable process, which would work in a government employment arena.  The result of this work created Meet and Confer.