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Administrative Law Keyed to Lawson
USDOT, Bureau of Engraving and Printing v. FLRA
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The FSLRS gives federal employees the right to collectively bargain with government employer units over their conditions of employment, excluding matters “specifically provided for” by federal statute. The Bureau refused to consider the proposals submitted by its worker unions, on the grounds that the statute governing the wages of Bureau employees Section: 5349, met the “specifically provided for” exception. The unions appealed to the FLRA, which found the unions’ proposal negotiable. The Bureau then appealed to the Court of Appeals.
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