REP Training

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Federal Labor Relations Authority

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The Federal Labor Relations Authority has five responsibilities established by Statute. They are:

  1. Resolving complaints of unfair labor practices (ULPs).
  2. Determining the appropriateness of units for labor organization representation (REP).
  3. Adjudicating exceptions to arbitrators’ awards (ARB).
  4. Adjudicating legal issues relating to the duty to bargain (NEG).
  5. Resolving impasses during negotiations (Impasse).

The FLRA site has training resources and a database to review case decisions.

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OPM Training pages for
Labor Management Relations

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OPM Guidance on Negotiating
Flexible and Compressed
Work Schedules

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The Ultimate Must Have Federal LMR Book

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This is the must have book for FOP’s representing Federal officers. Expensive, but worth every penny – available on a CD. Consider getting the CD, at around 2400 pages it’s a beast to carry around.

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