FLRA RELEASES 20TH ANNIVERSARY RETROSPECTIVE

 

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FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY · WASHINGTON, DC · 20424
July 1, 1999 · PR 112-99
Contact: Patty Reilly
202-482-6500

FLRA RELEASES 20TH ANNIVERSARY RETROSPECTIVE

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) announced today the release of its 20th Anniversary Retrospective, "

FLRA 20 Years 1979-1999

." The publication is part of a series of commemorative events undertaken by the FLRA in its anniversary year. Other events include two recently completed national training conferences attended by nearly 500 people.

The 20th Anniversary Retrospective presents an overview of the FLRA's development since its creation by Title VII of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. The publication traces the FLRA's evolution over the years from emphasizing statutory enforcement through litigation, to developing and expanding initiatives promoting the practice of constructive labor relations through interest-based resolution of disputes. Significant case law, case trends, and statutory amendments are also described.

The Retrospective highlights three recent accomplishments:

  • Since 1995, the FLRA has rewritten its regulat