RICHARD I. BLOCH NAMED AS A MEMBER OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY · WASHINGTON, DC · 20424
September 30, 1997 · PR 116-97
Contact: Kim Weaver
RICHARD I. BLOCH NAMED AS A MEMBER OF THE
FOREIGN SERVICE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
Phyllis Segal, Chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), is appointing Richard I. Bloch to a three year term on the Foreign Service Labor Relations Board.
Mr. Bloch is an arbitrator and mediator of labor and commercial disputes, with significant experience in both the public and private sector. He was appointed as a member of the Foreign Service Grievance Board in 1976 and served as Chairman of the Grievance Board from 1978 to 1984. He serves as arbitrator for numerous school systems, municipalities and police and fire departments. Mr. Bloch is currently the permanent umpire for General Dynamics Corporation and ALCOA and serves as arbitrator for major league baseball, football, and hockey. Mr. Bloch also lectures and conducts training sessions extensively. He is currently an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.
The Foreign Service Labor Relations Board administers the labor-management relations program for Foreign Service employees in the U.S. Information Agency, the Agency for International Development, and the Departments of State, Agriculture and Commerce. The Board is responsible for: 1) supervising or conducting elections and determining whether a labor organizatio