FLRA ISSUES FINAL INVESTIGATORY UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE REGULATIONS
December 1, 1998 · PR 114-98
Contact: Patty Reilly
FLRA ISSUES FINAL INVESTIGATORY
UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE REGULATIONS
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) of the Federal Labor Relations Authority published in the Federal Register on November 30, 1998 (Adobe Acrobat PDF File), a final rule containing revisions to subpart A of Part 2423 of the FLRA’s unfair labor practice (ULP) regulations (63 FR 65638-65645). The revised regulations, which concern the prevention, resolution, and investigation of ULP disputes, go into effect on January 1, 1999. The purpose of the revisions is to facilitate dispute resolution and to simplify, clarify, and improve the processing of ULP charges. In addition to establishing new requirements concerning the investigation of ULP charges, the new regulations support the FLRA’s agency-wide collaboration and alternative dispute resolution initiative to assist labor and management parties in developing dispute resolution services in ULP, representation, negotiability, impasses, and arbitration cases.
The OGC, through each of its seven Regional Offices and Headquarters Office, convened