NAARB - Serving the U.S. and Canada Since 1947

Home » Archive

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.

Read more

“The employment relationships in the federal service, and the collective bargaining agreements under the CSRA and the predecessor Executive Orders which permitted them, are so controlled and affected by various statutes, rules, and regulations that grievance arbitration within that system necessarily cannot be final and binding as in the private sector; that, to the extent …

Read more