Tag: Labor Relations
Does the use of official time at the VA improve veterans’ care, and how much official time is actually used by employees? A recent House Committee hearing sought to find answers to these questions.
What changes are likely to occur to your pay and benefits? These are some proposed changes federal workers might see under a new administration based on what we know today.
How much time and money are spent at the VA on official time? GAO finds no consistent reporting system.
We know that elections have consequences. With Republicans now controlling both Houses of Congress and the White House, the support of Democrats by federal employee unions is likely to result in changes in federal labor relations.
The author discusses a recent case involving the FLRA which he says is the latest in a series that has done great damage to the labor relations program.
The author outlines six possible changes that federal employees could see under a new administration that would impact areas such as collective bargaining, pay and benefits, and the federal retirement system.
The author says that the possibility of wrongdoing on the part of agency managers has led to many avenues for protecting employees which has created an overly complicated appeals system. He proposes a simple fix that would protect employees while making for a smoother process.