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FSIP BACKS OFF The Panel does not publicize its decisions over whether or not to take jurisdiction, but they are very important to the LR community nonetheless.  In the case of Patent and Trademark Office and POPA, 20 FSIP 045 … Continue reading

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VITALLY IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT FSIP’S POWERS  The statute establishing the Panel gives it the power to “take whatever action is necessary” to resolve an impasse. (5 USC 7119) However, often the Panel ignores the fact that there are … Continue reading

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HOW TO BLOCK FSIP FROM TAKING JURISDICTION There are a variety of reasons why a union might want to block FSIP from taking jurisdiction over its bargaining dispute. One way is to piggyback on Interpretation and Guidance, 11 FLRA 626 (1983) wherein … Continue reading

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