Synopsis By: Lurie - Proceeding Author: George Birch, Suzanne R. Butler, Charles A. Hobbie, Earle William Hockenberry, Jr., Roger P. Kaplan, David S. Orr

Grounds for Federal Labor Relations Authority review of arbitrators’ decisions are that they are contrary to law or regulation or, more commonly, that they contravene seven “private sector” grounds for review recognized by the FLRA. Mr. Birch, an attorney with the FLRA, describes FLRA review standards. This is followed by the panelists discussion of their experiences and opinions of federal review.