Labor-Management Forum

The Department of Commerce and representatives of its bargaining unit employeescreated the Department of Commerce Labor-Management Forum,asrequired by Section 3(a)(i) of Executive Order 13522, "Creating Labor-Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services," (October 9, 2009). The charter for the Forum was approved on April 21, 2010, at the meeting of the Forum and signed by management and labor members of the Forum.

The initial meeting of the pre-forum was on March 2, 2010.

The Department's plan to implement Executive Order 13522 was certified by the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations on May 5, 2010.

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July 19, 2017 No Meeting Minutes
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Approval of April 15, 2017 minutes – Ellen Herbst

Ongoing Matters 

  • Report from Forum Metric Working Group -- What formal or informal PDI is ongoing in different bargaining units and

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April 19, 2017

Minutes from April 19, 2017 Forum Meeting

1401 Constitution Avenue, Room 48019

1:00 – 3:00 PM April 19, 2017 Washington, DC 20230

Meeting Called by: Labor-Management Forum

Type of


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Approval of January 15, 2017 minutes – Ellen Herbst

Ongoing Matters 

  • Resolve Enterprise Services Link issues with NWS -- Renee Desrosiers 
  • Report from Forum Metric Working Group -- Fred Steckler 

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January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 PM
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 48019 Washington, DC

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Type of meeting: Quarterly Meeting of the Forum


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Approval of October 19, 2016 minutes [5 minutes]

Ongoing Matters [50 minutes] 

  • Status of Action Items from October 19, 2016 Forum meeting – Frank Milman [5 minutes]
  • Enterprise Services
  • Ken

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October 19, 2016

October 19, 2016, 1–3 PM 
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 48019, Washington, DC

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees: See sign-in sheet


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Approval of July 20, 2016 minutes (5 minutes) – Ellen Herbst

Ongoing Matters (60 minutes) 

  • Status of Action Items from July 20, 2016 Forum meeting – Frank Milman [5 minutes]

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July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016, 1-3PM
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 1414, Washington, DC

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Type of meeting: Quarterly Meeting of the Forum
Attendees: Vonda


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Approval of April 20, 2016 minutes (5 minutes) – Ellen Herbst

Ongoing Matters (50 minutes) 

  • Status of Action Items from April 20, 2016 Forum meeting – Frank Milman [5 minutes]

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April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 48019, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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Approval of January 20, 2016 minutes (5 minutes) – Ellen Herbst

Ongoing Matters (50 minutes) 

  • Status of Action Items from January 2016 Forum meeting – Frank Milman [5 minutes]
  • Shared

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January 20, 2016

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 48019, Washington, DC 20230
 
Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Type of meeting: Quarterly Meeting of the Forum


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Approval of October 21, 2015 minutes (5 minutes) – Ellen Herbst

Ongoing Matters (35 minutes) 

  • Shared Services
    • Ellen Herbst [5 minutes]
    • Ken Kukovich [10 minutes] 
  • Phased Retirement Rollout – Kevin

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October 21, 2015

October 21, 2015

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 48019, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman

Attendees


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Approval of July 15, 2015 minutes (5 minutes) – Ellen Herbst

Ongoing Matters (55 minutes) 

  • Status of SORN – Michael Toland [10 minutes]
  • Shared Services
    • Ellen Herbst [5 minutes]
    • Ken

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September 15, 2015 (Shared Services)

September 15, 2015 (Shared Services) Forum Meeting

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 58022, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager:


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July 15, 2015

July 15, 2015

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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Approval of May 20, 2015 minutes (5 minutes) – Fred Stephens

Ongoing Matters (55 minutes) 

  • Shared Services – Ken Kukovich [15 minutes] 

Jamesa Moone - Coordinator

  • Meeting with OPM on

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May 20, 2015 (Shared Services)

May 20, 2015

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 6029, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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Approval of April 15, 2015 minutes (5 minutes)

Shared Services – Ellen Herbst, et.al. [90 minutes] 

CALL IN NUMBER 866-453-8771 PASS CODE 2785164


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April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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Approval of April 15, 2015 minutes (5 minutes)

Shared Services – Ellen Herbst, et.al. [90 minutes] 

CALL IN NUMBER 866-453-8771 PASS CODE 2785164


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February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 48019, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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Approval of January 15, 2015 minutes (5 minutes)

Unfinished Business from January 15, 2015 Meeting (100 minutes)

  • Status of Action Items
    • Meeting with OPM on FEVS – Kevin Mahoney [5

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January 21, 2015

January 21, 2015

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 6029, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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No Agenda
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October 15, 2014 No Meeting Minutes
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Approval of July 16, 2014 minutes (5 minutes)

Status Reports (60 minutes)

  • Efforts to Reach Goal of Department being #1 Best Place to Work, including briefing on IDEATION – Howard

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July 16, 2014

July 16, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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Approval of April 16, 2014 minutes (5 minutes)

Status Reports (65 minutes)

  • Efforts to Reach Goal of Department being #1 Best Place to Work – Howard Friedman and Kevin Mahoney

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April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman

Attendees


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February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230

Meeting called by: Labor-Management Forum
Program Manager: Mr. Frank Milman
Attendees


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Approval of January 15, 2014 minutes (5 minutes)

Updates (25 minutes)

  • Annual Submission of Report to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations: Use of Metrics by Councils/Committees/Forum – Frank

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January 15, 2014

See minutes here.


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Approval of November 5, 2013 minutes (5 minutes)

Updates (80 minutes)

  • Budget Compromise & Sequestration Update – Michael Phelps
  • Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey – Kevin Mahoney
  • Status of Department Telework

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November 5, 2013

On November 5, 2013, the Department of Commerce Labor-Management Forum met in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, Washington, DC, Room 4830. This meeting date was rescheduled from October 16, 2013


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Approval of July 17, 2013 minutes (5 minutes)

Updates (60 minutes)

  • Budget Update – Hari Sastry
  • Performance Awards for Fiscal Year 2013– Valerie Smith 
  • Same Sex Married Spouses– Valerie Smith 

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