FLRA Regional Director Appointed (July 31, 2014)

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra LeBold as Regional Director of the Chicago Regional Office. Ms. LeBold will be responsible for management of personnel and operations relating to the investigation, analysis, resolution, and litigation of unfair labor practice cases in the Chicago Region, which covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.   In addition, she will supervise the processing of representation petitions for cases arising in her Region. For the full announcement, click here.  

FLRA Appoints Fred B. Jacob as Solicitor (July 9, 2014)

 Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) Chairman Carol Waller Pope announced today Fred B. Jacob’s appointment as Solicitor of the FLRA.  For the full announcement, click here.

FLRA Adjusts the Areas Served By Its Regional Offices (June 13, 2014)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) today announced changes in the areas served by the seven Regional Offices managed by the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). For the full announcement, click here.

FLRA Announces Negotiability and Arbitration Training (June 6, 2014)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) announced today that it will be providing 1-day sessions of negotiability training, and separate 1-day sessions of arbitration training. The training sessions are part of the FLRA’s ongoing efforts to inform the labor-management community about the processes and legal concepts involved in negotiability and arbitration cases.  For the full announcement, click here.

Peter A. Sutton Appointed FLRA Deputy General Counsel (February 25, 2014)

Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) General Counsel Julia Akins Clark announced today that Peter A. Sutton has been appointed Deputy General Counsel of the FLRA after serving many years as the Regional Director of the Agency's Chicago Regional Office.  For the full announcement, click here.

The FLRA Invites Customer Input on Representation Issue (February 24, 2014)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is inviting customer input on a significant representation issue arising in a case currently pending before the Authority: National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Island, Virginia, Case No. WA-RP-13-0052, 67 FLRA 258 (2014) (Member DuBester concurring). The Authority order granting review in pertinent part can be found here. This case raises a legal question of first impression concerning whether §7111(f)(3) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute and §2422.12(d) of the Authority's Regulations apply to decertification petitions filed by individuals. For the full announcement, click here.  

The FLRA Announces President Obama's Nomination of Julia Akins Clark to Serve Second Term as General Counsel (February 13, 2014)

Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) Chairman Carol Waller Pope is pleased to announce that, on February 12, 2014, President Obama nominated Julia Akins Clark for a second term as the General Counsel of the FLRA. Ms. Clark was appointed by President Obama on August 10, 2009, after unanimous Senate confirmation. She received her J.D. in 1980 from the American University, Washington College of Law, and her B.A. in 1977 from Oklahoma Baptist University. For the full announcement, click here.

President Obama Reappoints Chairman and Members to the Federal Service Impasses Panel (December 20, 2013)

The FLRA is pleased to announce that President Obama announced the reappointment of Mary Jacksteit as Chairman, and Martin H. Malin and Donald S. Wasserman as Members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel (Panel), an independent entity within the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA). Chairman Pope expressed her pleasure at the announcement, and looks forward to continuing to work with Chairman Jacksteit and the Panel Members in accomplishing the FLRA's important mission. For the full announcement, click here.

The FLRA Announces Appointments of Chairman Carol Waller Pope Member Ernest DuBester and Member Patrick Pizzella (November 12, 2013)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that today Carol Waller Pope and Patrick Pizzella were sworn in as Members of the FLRA. They join Member Ernest DuBester, who was appointed to a second term after having served as FLRA Chairman since January 2013. Today's appointments complete the membership of the FLRA's Authority component, which lacked a quorum for all of 2013. All were nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate last month. For the full announcement, click here.

FLRA Office of the General Counsel Announces Two Web-Based Trainings on Representation Case Issues (August 1, 2013)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that two web-based interactive courses on representation case issues are now available on-line.  The courses are, “Impact of Reorganization on Bargaining Units” and “Statutory Exclusions from Bargaining Units.”  For the full announcement, click here.