FLRA Issues Guide to Negotiability (June 17, 2013)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) announced today the issuance of the Guide to Negotiability Under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Guide). Through an April 22, 2013 press release, and at the Society of Federal Labor and Employment Relations Professionals’ Annual Symposium, the FLRA solicited input on a first draft of the Guide, as well as on an accompanying slide presentation. The FLRA considered the feedback that it received and, as a result, made many changes in the version of the Guide that issued today. For the full announcement, click here.

FLRA Seeks Input on Draft Negotiability-Training Materials (April 22, 2013)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) has developed draft negotiability-training materials – specifically, a Guide to Negotiability Under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute and an accompanying slide presentation.

FSIP Announces Additional Web-Based Interactive Training on Federal Employees Flexible and Compressed Work Schedules Act (April 16, 2013)

The Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that a new lesson has been added to its existing web-based interactive basic training on federal sector impasse resolution, and the new lesson is now available on‑line.

FLRA General Counsel Announces Web Posting of Representation Case Law Outline (April 10, 2013)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority’s (FLRA’s) General Counsel, Julia Akins Clark, is pleased to provide the labor-management community with a revised and updated edition of the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) Representation Case Law Outline.

FLRA Acting Deputy General Counsel Appointed (March 18, 2013)

Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) General Counsel Julia Akins Clark today announced the appointment, effective March 11, 2013, of Peter A. Sutton as Acting Deputy General Counsel.  

FLRA Executive Director Appointed (January 28, 2013)

Federal Labor Relations Authority Chairman Ernie DuBester announced today the appointment of Sarah Whittle Spooner as Executive Director of the FLRA.  As Executive Director, Ms.

The FLRA Announces Key Nominations by President Barack Obama (December 21, 2012)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that on December 20, 2012, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Chairman Carol Waller Pope and Member Ernie DuBester to the FLRA to serve additional terms as Chairman and Member, respectively.  The FLRA's announcement, including a link to the White House press release, can be found here.

FLRA Provides Notice of Publication of Its Decisions in Bound Volume No. 66 (October 15, 2012)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that it has prepared for publication by the Government Printing Office (GPO) its 66th bound volume of decisions.  Publishing decisions in bound volumes is yet another way in which the FLRA makes Authority case law available to its c

FLRA Announces Web-Based Interactive Arbitration Training (September 25, 2012)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that its web-based Comprehensive Arbitration Training is now available on-line.  The training is yet another example of the FLRA’s ongoing efforts to better serve the labor-management community, providing members with current, useful tools to support them in addressing workplace matters. 

FLRA Provides Notice of Publication of the "Pocket Statute" (August 23, 2012)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that it has prepared for publication by the Government Printing Office (GPO) – and for purchase by other Federal agencies – the “Pocket Statute.”  The Pocket Statute is the 3” x 5” soft-bound version of the Federal Service Labor-