Employees of the Transportation Security Administration have voted on the question of union representation, in a nationwide runoff election conducted by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA). Because the first election, which was completed on April 20, 2011, resulted in none of the choices receiving a majority of the votes cast, a runoff election was held between the two choices receiving the highest votes -- the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO, and the National Treasury Employees Union.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) announced today two FLRA training programs being offered in July. The first program is a FLRA case law update covering the most significant Authority decisions in 2010 and 2011. The 3-hour training program is offered twice on Tuesday, July 12, in a morning and afternoon session. The second program is the FLRA’s comprehensive 2-day arbitration training program, and is offered on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 26-27. The arbitration training programs
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is pleased to announce that it has added significant enhancements to its tools for researching Authority decisions on the FLRA's website at: www.flra.gov/authority_decisions. The enhanced tools highlight the availability of a Quick Search feature, as well as Additional Search Options.
In Guidance made public and issued today to Regional Directors, Julia Akins Clark, General Counsel of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), announced that the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) will seek the electronic posting of notices as part of the remedy for unfair labor practice (ULP) cases where the Federal agency or union respondent customarily communicates with bargai
FLRA Office of General Counsel Announces Web-Based Interactive Training on Executive Order 13522 (May 18, 2011)
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), Office of General Counsel (OGC) is pleased to announce that its web-based interactive training on Executive Order 13522, Creating Labor-Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services, is now available on-line. According to FLRA General Counsel, Julia Akins Clark, “The training course is intended to educate Federal employees, and management and union representatives, on the opportunities presented by the Executive Order, and to motivate and
The Office of General Counsel (OGC) of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) periodically offers Basic and Advanced training to the public regarding the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute). According to General Counsel Julia Akins Clark, “OGC’s Statutory Training courses offer federal employees, and union and management representatives, practical information they need to better understand their rights and fulfill their responsibilities under the Statute.”
On May 9, 2011, Federal labor and employment law attorneys were hosted by the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section at the Section’s annual Salute to Government Attorneys luncheon held at the NLRB. The FLRA’s Chicago Regional Director, Peter Sutton, who was selected as the Federal Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year, was the honored guest at the luncheon. General Counsel Julie Clark and Chairman Carol Waller Pope provided introductory remarks before Peter spoke to the attendees.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) will be conducting a nationwide runoff election among employees of the Transportation Security Administration. The employees will be asked to choose between the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO and the National Treasury Employees Union.
Employees of the Transportation Security Administration have voted on the question of union representation, in a nationwide election conducted by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA). Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) at airoprts throughout the country have been voting by telephone and internet since March 9, 2011 and the results were released by the FLRA today, April 20, 2011.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority’s (FLRA’s) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) announced that the General Counsel will hold a Town Hall meeting in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.