The VA Basic Labor Management Relations (LMR) Course uses interactive multimedia to provide the VA Labor-Relations (LR) Specialist with information and skills needed to be an effective representative for labor-management. This interactive course illustrates the skills needed to fulfill the roles and responsibilities of the LR Specialist, provides an overview of Statute requirements, and explains the bargaining process. It provides the learner with an opportunity to demonstrate and improve their research and investigation skills needed daily as a LR Specialist. Using video clips and interactive scenarios, the course explains the grievance process and provides sage advice from the senior LR Specialist.
A primary responsibility of the Authority under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute is to resolve exceptions to arbitration awards that arise out of grievances filed by a Federal employee, union or agency. This Comprehensive Arbitration Training is designed to help you understand the roles of the arbitrator, the parties and the Authority in the arbitration process. This course consists of five lessons.
Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) Process and Procedures Training is designed to explain the process and procedures used by the Panel to resolve bargaining disputes between Federal agencies and unions when voluntary arrangements, including mediation services offered by FMCS, are unsuccessful. This training is divided into four lessons, including a new Lesson Four on Alternative Work Schedule impasses.
FLRA Basic Statutory Training is intended to provide Federal employees, managers and their union representatives a working knowledge of rights and obligations under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute. The training is composed of nine lessons.
Understanding the legal concepts and principles involving 5 U.S.C. § 7106 and section 7106(b)(1) bargaining under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (Statute) and the Executive Order is critical to the success of Labor-Management Forums throughout the Federal government. This course is intended to help Federal employees, and managers and union representatives identify the employment conditions that fall under section 7106(b)(1), familiarize them with how (b)(1) or "permissive bargaining" works, and explain how the Executive Order handles section 7106(b)(1) matters.
FLRA EO 13522 Training is intended to help Federal employees, Managers and their Union representatives to fully utilize the opportunities presented by the Executive Order. The purpose of the executive order is to create Labor-Management Forums to improve delivery of government services. It is composed of an introduction and three lessons.
The introduction is designed to motivate and justify why participating in Labor-Management Forums is a good idea. Lesson one is an overview of the executive order. Lesson two examines principles of pre-decisional involvement. Lesson three reviews the required tracking and reporting metrics as outline by National Counsel on Labor Management Relations. The FLRA course is a 2.1 SCORM conformant and a 508 compliant web-based course.
FMCS Labor-Management Forums Development training focus on FMCS’ mission to equip Federal agencies with the knowledge and skills needed to create effective labor-management forums and establish collaborative labor-management partnerships. This training consists of an introduction and four lessons.