FLRA GENERAL COUNSEL ISSUES REPRESENTATION PETITION QUALITY POLICY AND TIME GOALS

 

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FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY · WASHINGTON, DC · 20424

February 3, 1997 · PR 102-97
Contact: Kim Weaver
202-482-6500

FLRA GENERAL COUNSEL ISSUES REPRESENTATION PETITION
QUALITY POLICY AND TIME GOALS

FLRA General Counsel Joseph Swerdzewski today issued a policy to ensure the fair, timely and complete processing of representation cases. The policy outlines the standards of quality for the processing of each representation petition and complements the General Counsel’s Quality in Unfair Labor Practice Investigations Policy.

"This policy is a continuation of the FLRA Office of the General Counsel’s efforts to provide quality customer service. This policy establishes uniform standards for processing representation petitions under the new streamlined representation regulations issued last year," said General Counsel Swerdzewski. "By issuing this policy, all parties involved in representation proceedings will be aware of the standards which the Regional Offices will follow in processing their petitions."

The General Counsel also announced today time goals, which will serve as targets for the Regions to strive for in processing representation cases. General Counsel Swerdzewski noted that "representation cases present issues which are funda