If you participate in a contact sport, you have to understand the rules and how to play the game. The author says this applies to labor relations as well.
There are several key steps in developing a strategic plan between labor and management in federal labor relations.
Federal employees enjoy job security. Do employees fare better with MSPB or arbitration appeals? See results from recent record analysis.
The author analyzes a recent Navy case which he says is an example of a conflict of interest on the part of the arbitrator due to a union background.
The author says that the concept of “covered by” in bargaining is here to stay.
It is important for bargaining teams to be chosen properly. These are some guidelines for selecting bargaining team members.
Procedures and appropriate arrangements are the replacement for impact and implementation bargaining. What are they and where do they come from?
The Senate has confirmed the nomination of a new Member of the FLRA. Her confirmation returns control of the agency to Democrats.
Bargaining unit descriptions often become outdated. These are some things both parties must consider when this happens.
What constitutes bad faith bargaining? These are examples of evidence the FLRA will consider in making this decision.