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Labor Relations

DCPAS provides training to support and develop Labor Relations practitioners in the administration of the Federal Service Labor Management Relations Statute. Additionally, DCPAS delivers training to management teams entering into negotiations of a collective bargaining agreement. If you would like more information on Labor Relations training or would like to schedule a training, please contact DCPAS using the contact information found below.

Basic Labor Relations for Practitioners: Basic Labor Relations is taught on the foundation of the Federal Service Labor Management Relations Statute. Topics include Rights and Responsibilities, Bargaining Obligations, Negotiated Grievance Procedures, and Contract Administration.

Management Negotiating Team Training: Management Negotiating Team Training provides advice, guidance, and insight for teams preparing to enter into term negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement. The training covers the negotiation process from negotiating team building and ground rules preparation to model contract language and Federal Service Impasse Panel decisions.