FLRA Announces Key Nomination by President Barack Obama (April 14, 2015)

 The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that on April 13, 2015, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate FLRA Chairman Carol Waller Pope to serve an additional term as Chairman.  In making the nomination, President Obama cited Chairman Pope’s “depth of experience” and her “tremendous dedication” to her important role.  The White House’s full announcement can be found here.  For the full announcement, click here.  

FLRA Launches Electronic Filing for Cases Filed with the Office of Administrative Law Judges (March 23, 2015)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that today it launched the final phase of its initiative to make electronic filing or “eFiling” available to parties in cases before the FLRA.  Parties may now electronically file case documents in unfair labor practice (ULP) cases before the FLRA’s Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ) online using the FLRA’s eFiling system.  The documents that may be eFiled include answers to complaints, motions, briefs, pre-hearing disclosures, stipulations, and “any other documents as permitted by the eFiling system for the [OALJ].” 5 C.F.R. § 2429.24(f)(15).  A Guide to Filing an OALJ Pleading Using the FLRA’s eFiling System is available here.  For the full announcement, click here.  

FLRA Announces Appointments to the Foreign Service Impasse Disputes Panel (March 12, 2015)

Carol Waller Pope, Chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), has appointed Betty Bolden, May Baptista, John C. Sullivan, and Shawn Hooper as members of the Foreign Service Impasse Disputes Panel (Foreign Service Panel).  Mary Jacksteit – who also currently serves as the Chairman of the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) – continues to serve as Chairman of the Foreign Service Panel.  Chairman Pope stated that she was pleased to appoint such highly qualified individuals.  For the full announcement, click here.           

President Obama Reappoints Members to the Federal Service Impasses Panel (January 9, 2015)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that President Obama has  reappointed Barbara B. Franklin and Edward F. Hartfield as Members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel (Panel), an independent entity within the FLRA.  FLRA Chairman Carol Waller Pope expressed her pleasure at the announcement, and looks forward to continuing to work with the Panel Members in accomplishing the FLRA’s important mission. For the full announcement, click here

FLRA Ranks Among Top 5 Small Agencies in the 2014 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings (December 10, 2014)

 The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that it has captured the #5 small‑agency ranking in the 2014 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings – up from #8 in 2013. The FLRA was honored for this achievement today at a ceremony hosted by the Partnership for Public Service, which produces the Best Places to Work rankings. The rankings provide the most comprehensive and authoritative ratings and analysis of employee satisfaction and commitment in the federal government.   For the full announcement, click here.     

FLRA Provides Notice of Publication of Bound Volume No. 67 and the "Pocket Statute," FLRA Doc. No. 1071A (October 9, 2014)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that it has prepared for publication by the Government Printing Office (GPO) its 67th bound volume of Authority decisions. Decisions of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, Volume 67, will include decisions that issued from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2014. For the full announcement, click here.

FLRA Announces Appointment of Regional Attorney in the Chicago Regional Office (August 25, 2014)

Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) General Counsel Julia Akins Clark announced today the appointment of Greg Weddle as Regional Attorney of the Chicago Regional Office.  For the full announcement, click here