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Category Archives: Negotiability
TEST YOURSELF #2- Strategic Negotiability Decisions Assume that after a week of bargaining over a management-proposed mid-term change, management tells you that one of your four remaining unagreed proposals is non-negotiable? This is an important proposal to you and you … Continue reading
A NEGOTIATOR’S THREE MAGIC WORDS Abracadabra won’t work; neither will hocus-pocus. But the phrase, “Management has determined” will open doors at a bargaining table.
RELIGIOUS REFUSALS TO DO WORK QUESTION: When can an employee demand that he or she not be required to perform certain tasks? ANSWER: When performance of the work conflicts with the employee’s religious convictions and it is reasonable for the … Continue reading
FLRA POWERPOINT TRAINING MATERIALS STEWARD ALERT! We ran across some pretty helpful PowerPoint training materials for union stewards and representatives—whether you read the slides just for your own benefit or use them for a local training session. IFPTE must have … Continue reading
UNDERMINING A NEGOTIABILITY APPEAL NEGOTIATOR’S ALERT! Here is a case negotiators should not forget about. NTEU filed a negotiability appeal with FLRA over an issue arising out of term negotiations. However, later in those negotiations it agreed that even if … Continue reading