Tag: FLRA

OPM Asks FLRA for Decision on Letting Folks Quit the Union Quickly

By on July 15, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Asks FLRA for Decision on Letting Folks Quit the Union Quickly

OPM has asked FLRA to issue guidance on precedent for revoking federal employees’ union dues assignments. Interested persons can comment on the situation.

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FLRA/FMCS Pilot Program to Speed Up Labor Negotiations

By on June 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FLRA/FMCS Pilot Program to Speed Up Labor Negotiations

An agreement between FLRA and FMCS is an attempt to speed up federal labor negotiations by focusing on negotiability appeals.

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Case Decided in Under 20 Years?

By on June 24, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Case Decided in Under 20 Years?

A federal labor relations case can take months, years or decades. Here is an example.

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Conflict of Interest and Statutory Violation at Merit Systems Protection Board?

By on June 18, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Conflict of Interest and Statutory Violation at Merit Systems Protection Board?

The author describes a potential conflict of interest between two labor unions.

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House Democrats Try to Bully FLRA Chair at Hearing

By on June 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says a recent House Committee hearing on the FLRA served to attack the agency’s chairman and showed the Congressmen’s lack of knowledge about the law.

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Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

By on May 29, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

Three new FLRA decisions send a message to arbitrators about the Authority’s philosophy on issues.

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Who Decides When Work Gets Done: Employee or Supervisor?

By on May 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Who Decides When Work Gets Done: Employee or Supervisor?

A recent FLRA case addresses whether federal employees or agencies decide when work gets performed.

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Filling Out the Impasses Panel

By on May 6, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Filling Out the Impasses Panel

President Trump has reappointed two FSIP members. What impact will this have on federal employees’ case decisions?

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President Nominates FLRA General Counsel

By on March 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
President Nominates FLRA General Counsel

A nomination has been made for the position of General Counsel at the FLRA. How many cases are being held pending confirmation of a new GC?

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FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

By on March 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

In an unusual move, the FLRA is providing for filing amici briefs on a case concerning an award of attorney fees in the federal labor relations context.

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