Tag Archives: Appropriate arrangements

OUR FAVORITE APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENT PROPOSALS (Pt. 3 – Union Needs) Unions and their reps can be just as impacted by a proposed agency management rights change as any other bargaining unit employees.  Consequently, the FLRA allows unions to make bargaining … Continue reading

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OUR FAVORITE APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENT PROPOSALS (Pt. 1) Agency managers are free to change anything in an employee’s working conditions they choose (and whenever they choose) so long as they are exercising a 7106 management right.  They can assign an employee new … Continue reading

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A NEGOTIATOR’S ROOKIE MISTAKE & APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS This is one of those case law precedents that union negotiators cannot hear enough. If your proposals are all non-negotiable, you give the employer the right to unilaterally implement its proposed midterm change. … Continue reading

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SOFTENING SUSPENSIONS In 1994 MSPB announced that when it had the power to impose adverse action agencies were required to have an employee serve his/her suspension on consecutive days, rather than let the employer serve a few days of a … Continue reading

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