Tag: Labor Relations

More HR Changes in Government: Twilight Time for OPM?

Filed in News by on March 28, 2005 0 Comments

The early 20th century structure of the federal government is changing rapidly. Will OPM eventually disappear as a separate agency?

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Calling All Lawyers!

Filed in News by on March 24, 2005 0 Comments

The MSPB says there is confusion in court decisions as to when it can accept a case in certain types of cases and invites the court to resolve the confusion. A dissenting opinion concludes there is no confusion.

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Trial By Written Brief Can Prolong The Agony

Filed in News by on March 17, 2005 0 Comments

A decision of the FDIC to remove an employee during a RIF is appealed and the court concludes the MSPB did not properly consider all evidence in the case. The case is remanded back to the MSPB

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Politics in Action: Putting the Slow Squeeze on Federal Unions

Filed in News by on March 15, 2005 0 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management now reports on time and money spent on behalf of federal employee representatives who receive “official time”

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Unions Beginning PR Campaign Against Personnel Reforms

Filed in News by on February 18, 2005 0 Comments

Unions are beginning their public relations campaigns against proposed personnel management reforms.

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“Collective Begging” Returning to Federal Labor Relations Program?

Filed in News by on February 11, 2005 0 Comments

The new personnel system for the Department of Defense will look much different and result in much less participation by unions in day-to-day affairs of the agency

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“You’re Sad? Too Bad”

Filed in News by on February 9, 2005 0 Comments

Several airport screeners argue they were short-changed by the government when their salary did not match the promise given when they were first employed. The court concludes they have a strong moral argument but do not have a legal one.

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An Unusual Case

Filed in News by on February 1, 2005 0 Comments

In this unusual case, the Dept. of Labor prevailed in an unfair labor practice case against AFGE Local 12

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