Bloomberg Law
Feb. 5, 2019, 7:39 PM

Federal Union Authority Hit With Suit Claiming Anti-Union Bias

Porter Wells
Porter Wells

A teachers union says the Federal Labor Relations Authority unlawfully favors federal agencies over workers in a new lawsuit filed Feb. 5.

The Federal Education Association points to nine arbitration awards the FLRA recently overturned that had all favored workers.

The FLRA enforces the union rights of federal workers. It announced in January that it will no longer negotiate with the union that has represented its own employees for more than 40 years.

The FLRA may review arbitrator awards, but its scope is supposed to be limited, the FEA says in its complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for ...

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