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  • Arbitrator profiles from the Research and Collective Bargaining Services (RCBS) Department
    Get arbitrator profiles from databases as well as union attorneys’ reviews of labor arbitrators. Staff reps can make a request by phone at 202-429-1215, email at research@afscme.org or using the Ask a Researcher form.
  • Wage and benefit surveys from the Research and Collective Bargaining Services (RCBS) Department
    See how your unit’s pay compares to others, if negotiations are stalled or to prepare for impasse proceedings. Staff reps can call 202-429-1215, email research@afscme.org or use the Ask a Researcher form to make a request. Allow up to one month of lead time for custom surveys.
  • Expert testimony from from the Research and Collective Bargaining Services (RCBS) Department
    RCBS can prepare exhibits and give expert testimony at impasse proceedings. Staff reps can call 202-429-1215, email research@afscme.org or use the Ask a Researcher form to make a request.
Research and Collective Bargaining Services Department experts can advise staff reps in these difficult situations. Staff reps can make a request by phone at 202-429-1215, email at research@afscme.org or using the Ask a Researcher form.