Unions support the Biden Administration and represent federal employees. Will vaccine negotiations delay or prevent federal employees from returning to their offices?
A Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by the FLRA in a long-simmering dispute involving AFGE and the Bureau of Prisons.
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.
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.