Ground rules are important for conducting negotiations in bargaining. These are some suggestions on how to use them effectively.
Are unions needed in federal government? The author addresses what is a complex question based on his labor relations experience.
What is the problem with saying “impact and implementation” with respect to collective bargaining?
Mediating grievances can save time, money and resolve problems. Why is it not done more often?
The author says that to be successful in federal labor relations, you must know both the law and the relationship between labor and management.
The FLRA recently announced the reestablishment of CADRO. The author advises proceeding carefully when dealing with this office.
OPM has issued guidance to restrict implementing Trump administration Executive Orders.