Tag Archives: Negotiability

BARGAINING WITH JERKS- #2 (Negotiability) What do you do with the Jerk on the other side of the table who needlessly declares union proposals non-negotiable just to screw-up bargaining and prevent problem-solving?  Well, we can think of eight things, and … Continue reading

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FLRA PUBLISHES GUIDE TO NEGOTIABILITY Our congrats to FLRA Member Dubester for keeping FLRA active while we await Carol Pope’s Senate confirmation.  The FLRA just issued a Guide to Negotiability that any union negotiators should print and read.

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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

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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

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