Federal Register: June 20, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 119)

 

[Federal Register: June 20, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 119)]
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FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

 
Notice of Opportunity to Attend Focus Group Meeting and/or Submit 
Written Comments Regarding the Quality of the Authority's Written 
Decisions and the Measures for Assessing That Quality

AGENCY: Federal Labor Relations Authority.

ACTION: Notice of meeting and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The decisional component of the Federal Labor Relations 
Authority is evaluating the quality of the Authority's written 
decisions and the measures for assessing that quality. The Authority 
has established an internal Task Force to conduct this evaluation. The 
Task Force proposes to conduct a focus group meeting to solicit and 
consider customers' views on the quality of Authority decisions and 
measurements of such quality.

DATES: A meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on July 19, 2000, in 
Washington, DC. Written comments must be received on or before July 31, 
2000.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Federal Labor Relations 
Authority's Headquarters, 607 14th St. NW., Washington, DC 20424, 2nd 
Floor Agenda Room. Mail or deliver written comments to the Office of 
Case Control, Federal Labor Relations Authority, 607 14th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20424-0001.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or to register 
for the meeting contact the Authority's Office of Case Control, at the 
address listed above or by telephone at (202) 482-6540. If you prefer 
to participate in a discussion with representatives from local unions 
and agency field offices during the meeting, please indicate your 
preference when you register.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Government Performance and 
Results Act of 1993, Pub. L. 103-62, 107 Stat. 285, the Federal Labor 
Relations Authority has identified as a performance goal that it shall 
``consistently comply with established quality standards (with) ongoing 
evaluation of the effectiveness of quality performance measures.'' The 
Chairman and Members of the Authority have established an internal Task 
Force to evaluate the quality of the Authority's written decisions and 
the measures for assessing that quality. To that end, the Authority 
will hold a meeting with interested persons to receive comments in 
response to the following questions:
    <bullet> With what frequency and for what purposes do you read 
Authority decisions?
    <bullet> Are you able to use easily Authority decisions as guidance 
regarding labor-management relations?
    <bullet> What is your overall impression of the quality of the 
decisions?
    <bullet>