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NEGOTIATING THE 7106(b)(1) “NUMBERS” OF EMPLOYEES      Biden’s Order requires agencies to negotiate over the “numbers…of employees or positions assigned to any organizational subdivisions, work project or tour of duty.” About the only way to make a numbers proposal non-negotiable is … Continue reading

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OPM ADVICE TO AGENCIES ON BARGAINING 7106(b)(1) TOPICS You will hear more from us on this soon, but check out the new OPM document entitled, “Guidance for Implementation of Executive Order 14003 – Protecting the Federal Workforce,” which gives agency … Continue reading

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HOW TO BARGAIN OVER PERMISSIVE SUBJECTS NOW President Biden has made the decision on behalf of all federal managers to elect to bargain over those subjects the statute identifies as permissively negotiable with the agency. (They are also known as … Continue reading

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BARGAINING OVER THE “METHOD AND MEANS” OF PERFORMING WORK President Biden just gave unions the right to bargain over the method and means of doing work, but not a lot of union reps know what that term includes. That is … Continue reading

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