PB 19-15 Developing Efficient, Effective, and Cost-Reducing Approaches to Federal Sector Collective Bargaining and Use of Taxpayer Funded Union Time

Labor Relations

This Personnel Bulletin (PB) provides Department of the Interior (DOI) policy and the standards and procedures for developing efficient, effective and cost-reducing approaches to collective bargaining and the use of tax-payer funded union time (TFUT), also known as "official time". It supersedes previous guidance issued under Personnel Bulletin No. 18-05, dated July 9, 2018, and Interim Internal Management Guidance: Collective Bargaining and Use of Taxpayer-Funded Union Time, dated December 14, 2018. In addition, this PB supersedes the existing guidance regarding labor-management relations found in sections 1. 7 A and 1.8 of Department Manual (DM) Chapter 370 DM 711, Labor-Management Relations, until corresponding changes in the DM are made.