Procedures and appropriate arrangements are an important subject in bargaining. The author illustrates how these work with a hypothetical case study.
How much do you know about collective bargaining? Take this short quiz to test your knowledge.
Can a federal union bargain over management rights? As the author explains, the answer is not so simple.
By law, bargaining agreements are subject to approval by agency heads. The author lists the good and bad that can be inherent with this process.
Ground rules are important for conducting negotiations in bargaining. These are some suggestions on how to use them effectively.
What is the problem with saying “impact and implementation” with respect to collective bargaining?
The author says that to be successful in federal labor relations, you must know both the law and the relationship between labor and management.
Can interest based bargaining ultimately be successful in the federal sector?
The author discusses some of the most egregious mistakes he’s seen made in the collective bargaining process during his career.
What is interest-based bargaining, and how can it be used successfully in federal labor relations?