Federal Union Accuses FLRA of 'Unprecedented' Bias Against Labor

Government Executive: A union representing Defense Department education employees claimed in a federal lawsuit that the current board of the agency responsible for adjudicating disputes between federal agencies and labor organizations has a systemic bias against unions.

The Federal Education Association filed a legal challenge earlier this month in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the Federal Labor Relations Authority’s decision to overturn nine arbitration awards totaling millions in back pay over payroll processing mistakes. The awards were overturned in favor of the Department of Defense Education Activity.

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