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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Contact: Office of Communications
Tel: 202-606-2402

OPM to Host First Meeting of the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations

Washington, DC - In order to fulfill President Obama's pledge to work closely with labor and management leaders, the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations will hold its first meeting on February 26, 2010, at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

The Council, which is co-chaired by OPM Director John Berry and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director of Management Jeffrey Zients, is a Presidential advisory body composed of senior government officials, and representatives from Federal employee organizations and Federal management groups. It was established by Executive Order 13522, entitled, "Creating Labor-Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services."

During the meeting, members will discuss the functions and operating procedures of the Council.

What: Inaugural meeting of the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations

Who: OPM Director Berry, OMB Deputy Director of Management Jeffrey Zients and senior government officials, including representatives from Federal employee organizations and Federal management groups

When: Friday, February 26 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: OPM

Room 1416

1900 E Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20415

Media wishing to attend the event should contact OPM's Office of Communications and Public Liaison at 202-606-2402.

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OPM leads and serves the Federal Government in enterprise human resources management by delivering policies and services to achieve a trusted, effective civilian workforce. By Empowering Excellence in Government through Great People, we provide leadership and support to U.S. agencies on issues including human resources policy and oversight, background investigations, federal employee benefits, retirement services, guidance on labor-management relations, and programs to improve workforce performance. For more information, visit OPM.gov or follow OPM on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.


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