Labor groups say requirement would eliminate need for congressional intervention; Postal Service argues existing avenues to address disputes are adequate.
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New analysis shows breakdown in contract talks has led to jump in controller retirements.
Agency avoided using any new appropriations and followed contracting rules, auditors find.
Officials caution against implementing a "one-size-fits-all" approach.
Agency affirms the eligibility of certain employees to organize in exchange for the withdrawal of an unfair labor practice charge.
Witnesses say there aren’t enough measures to hold agencies accountable for failing to reach 23 percent target.
Enhancement comes as lawmakers focus on ensuring that consistent information on performance is available.
Head of NOAA says Bill Proenza was reassigned because he wasn’t showing good leadership.
Members now face bigger hurdles with the Labor-HHS spending bill, which exceeds President Bush’s request by about $12.5 billion.
Department now has until Jan. 17, 2008, to decide whether it will rewrite or drop proposed rules.