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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…

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The author furnishes a thorough description of the workings of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (for employees in federal service), including the appeal of arbitration awards to the…

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In grievances of the right to subcontract where the CBA is silent on the matter, Attorney Clark presents reasons why arbitrators should apply a standard in public sector cases different…

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A brief history of the statutory federal labor relations program is given, followed by discussions of the Civil Service Reform Act, the scope of arbitral remedial authority in the federal…

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Arbitration in a changing environment

David Feller introduces Justice Brennan, who, observes that “arbitral awards are not accorded sufficient finality and that federal law intrudes at every turn.” Justice Brennan recommends that arbitrators do their…

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An examination of the political events and labor relations that have resulted in restrictions on the scope of public sector collective bargaining and union representation. The pertinent legislation and its…

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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…

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FLRA review of arbitration awards

The author examines the disturbingly high percentage of FLRA reversals in cases where federal agencies appeal arbitration awards. Modifications and reversals fall primarily into two categories: those involving the Back…

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“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…

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