If you are getting ready to bargain an agreement with a federal employee union, you should have a good understanding of the concepts and processes involved in the bargaining arena. Here are some practical tips you can use to reach an acceptable agreement in less time.
Here are tips and guidance for negotiators who may use the federal bargaining process.
The federal bargaining process requires using federal mediation before going on to impasse. Here are practical tips for successfully dealing with a mediator in federal sector labor negotiations.
How do you reach agreement with a union without involving a third party? Here are some practical steps an agency can take based on the experience of an experienced negotiator in the federal sector.
Agency negotiators who lead management into an unending and apparently unendable morass are not likely to prosper. How do you open a negotiation between a union and an agency and how do you close it?
Dealing successfully with impact and implementation bargaining in the federal sector often takes considerable time and effort. The author offers advice on how to successfully get through the bargaining process.
The most important success factor in bargaining is preparation. The author’s worksheet attached to this article shows the items to be considered and researched in thoroughly preparing for bargaining.
What is impact and implementation bargaining? How does it impact federal managers and the ability to make change in an agency?
Negotiating changes in an agency during the life of a labor agreement can be time-consuming and expensive. These tips can help.
Federal managers who want to make changes for employees represented by a union during the life of a labor contract often feel frustrated by the time, effort and cost involved. These tips can help.