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Federal sector arbitration

Chairman McKee discusses the authority of the Federal Labor Relations Authority to set aside arbitrators’ decisions involving federal statute if found to be contrary to law, rule or regulation, or on grounds similar to those applied in the private sector. The appellate rate for cases involving federal statute is 22%, and Chairman McKee urges that, …

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Arbitration in the federal sector

Arbitrators and advocates give their per perspectives of arbitration in the federal sector. Arbitrators assert that the parties often fail to provide the relevant law, rules, and regulations that must be considered; the advocates assert that arbitrators often fail to apply the required standards or to consider the appropriate authority.

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