The following listing of pending court litigation involving the FLRA is updated periodically. The listing is arranged in chronological order.
National Treasury Employees Union v. FLRA, No. 12-1199 (D.C. Cir., filed April 20, 2012).
The union seeks review of an Authority decision (66 FLRA (No. 94) 506 (2/22/12)). In its decision, the Authority granted in part and denied in part the union's exceptions to an arbitrator's award finding that investigators from the Office of Personnel Management were not representatives of the agency when conducting interviews of new competitive service and excepted service agency employees. The Authority found that the OPM investigators were not representatives of the agency, for purposes of section 7114(a)(2)(B) of the Statute, when they were interviewing the competitive service employees, but were acting under the control of the agency when interviewing the excepted service employees. Thus, the Authority found that the agency violated the Statute and the parties' CBA only when the agency denied union representatives the opportunity to be represented at the interviews of the excepted service employees.
National Treasury Employees Union v. FLRA, No. 12-1234 (D.C. Cir., filed May 29, 2012).
The union seeks review of an Authority decision (66 FLRA (No. 109) 577 (3/30/12)). In its decision, the Authority reviewed an award in which the arbitrator found that the agency violated both the parties' agreement and the Statute by increasing the workload of Taxpayer Assistance Service Case Advocates without providing the union with a notice or an opportunity to b