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Supervising the Unionized Federal Workplace
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Edition: 1st/2019
Sku: 19SUFW
Availability: September 2019
Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD) or Switch to downloadable .pdf eBook
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Supervising unionized federal employees differs significantly from supervising private sector employees with union protections. The rights, responsibilities, and authorities of federal management and unions under federal labor law are significantly different from those granted private sector counterparts governed by the National Labor Relations Act. These differences affect not just the legalities, but the dynamics of supervision in a unionized federal work environment.

America’s leading author on supervision in the federal service now helps federal supervisors and managers who supervise unionized federal employees to understand not just the legal requirements, but the practicalities of dealing with employees and their representatives—the federal unions. This book will give supervisors not only the knowledge necessary to help them stay out of trouble, but also prescriptive practical guidance in dealing with the day to day situations created by unionized environment. The book starts with basic principles of federal labor relations, then turns to the legal rights of all parties, and then addresses the four major day to day situations: dealing with union officials, administering the agreement, change situations, and representational situations. This book contains the following topics.

1. The Key Differences Between Supervising With and Without a Union

2. The Five Essential Principles of Federal Labor Relations

3. Formation and Coverage of Federal Unions

4. Management Rights

5. Union and Employee Rights

6. Dealing with Union Officials

7. Administering the Agreement

8. Change Situations

9. Representational Situations

10. Applying Labor Relations Requirements to the Most Common Management Decisions



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