FLRA INVITES CUSTOMER INPUT ON PROPOSED REGULATION CHANGES

 

FLRA NEWS


FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY · WASHINGTON, DC · 20424

May 31, 1996 · PR 110-96
Contact: Helenann Hirsch
202-482-6500

FLRA INVITES CUSTOMER INPUT ON PROPOSED REGULATION CHANGES

The Federal Labor Relations Authority today announced that it was publishing two Federal Register Notices asking for customer input on a series of proposed procedural changes aimed at providing easier access to FLRA services and making its regulations more user-friendly.

The Federal Service Impasses Panel

The Federal Service Impasses Panel is proposing revamped regulations and seeking customer comments about the:

  • use of fax filing and private delivery services;
  • authority of private arbitrators to address duty-to-bargain questions;
  • range of options available to the Panel to resolve an impasse;
  • prompt approval of joint requests for binding arbitration;
  • requirements for terminating or establishing flexible and compressed work schedules; and
  • availability of subpoenas in Panel proceedings.

For further information about the Panel’s proposed regulations, contact Linda Lafferty, Executive Director, (202) 482-6670.

The Authority and the Office of the General Counsel

The FLRA is also considering other regulation changes, seeking customer input on a range of questions about:

  • fax filings and service of docum