NOW Strategic Bargaining Trainings and Materials
Videos3 Types of Bargaining
Can your agency simply demand that you meet them at the bargaining table? Learn how the concept of "Advanced Notice" can help you avoid some of the most common pitfalls associated with collective bargaining.
How do you know when an agency proposal is negotiable? This video explains how impact and implementation applies to agency proposals to working conditions and terms of employment.
Management will often claim that certain areas of work are not subject to bargaining because it is classified as a 'management right.' In this video, you will learn how to respond to an agency claim that a subject is non-negotiable
Resources and Research
Research and Databases
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AFGE Collective Bargaining Manual: Appendix D, CaseTrack Ground Rules
AFGE has created an online database of AFGE contracts, grievances, and arbitrations, CaseTrack. For security purposes, no one from the local can register as a user until the Local President has registered as a Local Administrator. To do so, Local Presidents should email name, address, preferred email address, and desired username and password to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pick a username and password. Your password should have at least six characters and at least one special character. Also, please use personal email, rather than government email.