What constitutes bad faith bargaining? These are examples of evidence the FLRA will consider in making this decision.
What constitutes a past practice in labor relations? In what cases can a past practice be considered illegal?
What constitutes protected statements or actions between management and bargaining unit employees?
How and why is mediation used in federal sector collective bargaining?
The new administration has brought about significant federal labor relations changes. How will agency bargaining agreements be impacted?
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.