j mark mcwattersAn NCUA board member expressed his disappointment in a collective bargaining agreement signed on Tuesday between the regulator and National Treasury Employee Union.

J. Mark McWatters said he doesn’t know if he can support the terms of the CBA because, as of late Wednesday afternoon, he had not received a copy of it.

“As is typical with NCUA these days, the lack of transparency concerning the negotiation and execution of the collective bargaining agreement with the National Treasury Employees Union is disappointing,” McWatters told CU Times. “I was not provided with draft copies of the bargaining agreement, was not afforded the opportunity to comment on the agreement during the negotiation process, and the final agreement was not presented to the Board for vetting nor for approval or rejection.”

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