National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations

  • SSA, AFGE still at negotiating impasse

    Nearly two years of negotiating has led to a stalemate between the Social Security Administration and its largest union, the American Federation of Government Employees. The protracted dispute mars the Obama administration’s otherwise productive attempts to collaborate formally with federal unions.

  • Employee performance management

    Members of the CHCO council, the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations and the Federal Managers Association will talk about how to improve performance management. July 20, 2012

  • OPM, AFGE test drive new governmentwide mentoring hub

    The goal of the mentoring hub is to provide a one-stop shop and standardize, in many respects, how mentoring and knowledge sharing are done across the government. The first pilot focuses on human resources and problem solving. It includes a series of group mentoring events to share techniques for solving problems.

  • Unions hope new tools will help labor-management forums be more effective

    The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations is getting ready to launch new tools to help partnerships between agency management and federal-employee unions better measure their effectiveness. A handful of agencies are months late in compiling metrics on the use and effectiveness of the forums, according to a report presented at a meeting of the labor-management council Wednesday. Unions are frustrated with the haphazard data collection.

  • Obama appoints new members to labor-management council

    President Barack Obama has appointed four new members to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. Union leaders from the Teamsters, American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Education Association and National Association of Government Employees will advise the President on federal labor relations.

  • Obama appoints new members to labor-management council

    President Barack Obama has appointed four new members to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. Leaders from the Teamsters, American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Education Association and National Association of Government Employees will advise the President on federal labor relations.

  • Agencies offered new approach to measure employee engagement

    Ahead of results of the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint survey, a National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations working group proposed its initial ways to improve employee engagement through the use of different types of metrics. The Office of Personnel Management is expected to release the annual EVS results in August.

  • Kelley Carameli, National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations

    The Office of Personnel Management will release results of the 2014 Employee Viewpoint Survey in the next month or so. The National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations is offering agencies a head start in making better use of the data. Kelley Carameli is the co-chairwoman of the council’s Measures and Incentives working group. She’s also a health science specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. She spoke with Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller about the new approach to measuring employee engagement. Read Jason’s related article.

  • Unions want more say in agency operations

    Can a national council in Washington improve labor relations on agencies’ front lines?

  • White House to hold federal managers accountable for employee engagement

    Senior managers soon may have more to fret about when it’s time to discuss their performance with the boss: Are they engaging employees and creating inclusive work environments?