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“LEARNING EVERYWHERE” OFFERS GREAT  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING TRAINING PROGRAM The one thing we look for from any consulting firm offering to train negotiators on either side of the labor management table is whether the instructors actually were chief negotiators.  While we think … Continue reading

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THANKS, NFFE, FOR AN IMPRESSIVE “TOOLBOX” We probably owe NFFE an apology for not mentioning this sooner, but it web site has jumped up several notches since we last checked it out thoroughly.  And one of the best feature is … Continue reading

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THANKS, AFGE. GREAT TRAINING IDEA Maybe it due to its philosophy of inclusion, its values around openness, its bigger-than-all-the-rest-combined size, its enormous occupational complexity, or a few other things. But whatever brought it about it is a good deal for anyone … Continue reading

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LADIES OF THE LAW A conference is coming up that will feature the four most important women in federal sector labor and employee relations. The National Academy of Arbitrators along with FMCS is sponsoring a program in early May where … Continue reading

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EARN MASTER’S IN LABOR STUDIES–WHILE WORKING Given that thousands of federal employees are union activists as stewards, officers, etc., we thought we would pass on some information to our readers about what seems like a pretty good deal for those … Continue reading

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 FLRA’S POWERPOINTS & ULP LAW OUTLINES We have never been shy about taking a shot at FLRA for its incredibly slow pace at processing cases.  All too often agency back pay liabilities have doubled just waiting for FLRA to uphold … Continue reading

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AFGE MAKES ANOTHER FUTURISTIC MOVE In order to establish a first class representational program a union needs a lot more than skilled reps to present cases and advise locals.  It is just as vital that it have an excellent training … Continue reading

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FREE NEGOTIATIONS TRAINING VIDEOS Ye olde Internet is an amazing place to get help with almost anything, and teaching union leaders how to negotiate is one of its strong points.  FEDSMILL.com advises that you start with Youtube.com.

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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

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