Master Agreement Federal Bureau Of Prisons

The application of the doctrine covered by the doctrine increases or does not apply to the specific scenarios that the parties may or may not have imagined during the performance of their framework contract. Such an approach would be based on a simplistic and naïve view of collective bargaining and the objectives of the Staff Regulations. Not only does the Statute promote good faith negotiations between the parties, but it also aims to ensure calm and stability in negotiating relations. See IRS v. FLRA, 963 F.2d 429, 440 (D.C Cir. 1992). If the obligation to negotiate could be imposed every time a party insists on reopening negotiations because it did not understand the full scope of the parties` agreement in its execution, this would have devastating effects on the negotiating relationship. “The [complainant] party would almost always be obliged to negotiate, as it could almost always find some ambiguity in the respective contractual language. . . .