Tag: Labor Relations

Unions Dealt Another Setback When DHS Amendment Defeated

Filed in News by on April 29, 2005 Comments

Federal labor unions suffered another setback in a bid to restore collective bargaining rights to employees in the Department of Homeland Security after lawmakers rejected an amendment Thursday.

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Losing in Albuquerque

Filed in News by on April 18, 2005 Comments

A federal employee ran in a nonpartisan election to become Mayor of Albuquerque. He now finds himself on the losing end of a court decision charging him with a Hatch Act violation.

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OPM Set For 30-Day Meet-And-Confer Session With Unions To Discuss NSPS

Filed in News by on April 15, 2005 Comments

On April 18, the Office of Personnel Management and the Department of Defense will begin a 30-day “meet and confer” process with unions to discuss the issues of concern regarding the proposed National Security Personnel System.

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Union Gets ‘Significant Decision’ In Bid To Contest A-76 Award

Filed in News by on April 13, 2005 Comments

NAATS given hope by dispute resolution office in its bid to challenge results of A-76 competition won by Lockheed Martin…

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Setting the Record Straight

Filed in News by on April 6, 2005 Comments

This is our response to an anonymous comment from a reader who says the author incorrectly characterized an allegation he was in a bar fight.

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More HR Changes in Government: Twilight Time for OPM?

Filed in News by on March 28, 2005 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 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 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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