Joe Swerdzewski

Joe Swerdzewski, former General Counsel of the FLRA & owner of JSA LLC is the author of The Essential Guide to Federal Labor Relations, A Guide to Successful Federal Sector Collective Bargaining, etc. For more info on JSA’s services, email [email protected] or subscribe to JSA’s newsletter.

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Can You Be A Good Negotiator?

November 27, 2020 10:18 AM
Can You Be A Good Negotiator?

Do you have what it takes to be a good negotiator? The author shares his basic rules for excelling at negotiating.

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What Happens Next in Federal Labor Relations Under a New President?

November 18, 2020 9:33 AM

The author looks at what changes are likely to take place in federal labor relations under a new administration.

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Is it Too Hard to Fire Federal Employees?

November 3, 2020 9:26 AM

The author weighs the arguments on both sides of the debate over whether it should be easier to fire federal employees.

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The Swing of the Pendulum

October 27, 2020 1:52 PM
The Swing of the Pendulum

Labor relations laws change depending on the administration in power. The author looks at how rules governing unions have changed since the 90s.

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What Kind of Supervisor Do You Want to Be?

October 8, 2020 2:08 PM
What Kind of Supervisor Do You Want to Be?

As a supervisor, there are four major areas you should consider that impact your relationship with the employees you oversee.

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Why is it Called the ‘Weingarten Right?” It all Comes Down to Chicken

September 28, 2020 11:31 AM , Updated October 8, 2020 1:24 PM
Why is it Called the ‘Weingarten Right?” It all Comes Down to Chicken

What is the history behind the Weingarten Rights? As the author notes, it comes down to a court case about chicken.

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Who Decides What is An Effective and Efficient Government?

September 12, 2020 12:37 PM , Updated October 8, 2020 1:24 PM
Who Decides What is An Effective and Efficient Government?

The author says that official time represents an issue of who gets to decide what constitutes an effective and efficient government.

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Is This the End of Face to Face Bargaining?

September 4, 2020 9:38 AM , Updated October 8, 2020 1:25 PM
Is This the End of Face to Face Bargaining?

Will COVID-19 force the way traditional collective bargaining has been conducted to change?

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The Coronavirus Blues

August 28, 2020 2:22 PM , Updated October 8, 2020 1:25 PM
The Coronavirus Blues

How is your life likely to change in a “new normal” world? Are you adapting?

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