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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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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 U.S. Court of Appeals, the Court of Claims, or to the Federal Labor Relations Authority. The workings of and review criteria applied by the Authority …

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This report covers 1978 statutory, judicial and related developments at the federal, state and local levels, including federal legislation creating the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the Office of Personnel Management and the Merit Systems Protection Board. The report also discusses the impact of California’s Proposition 13.

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