Tag: Labor Relations
NTEU gambled that it could require Customs to bargain an entire labor agreement and delay changes to the work assignment agreement negotiated under the Clinton partnership directive. The gamble did not pay off and the agency issued its new policy which successfully withstood several years of review by third parties and the Court of Appeals for DC.
The FLRA recently ordered the Custom and Border Protection to negotiate with NTEU over workers rights to wear cargo shorts while on the job.
In the federal sector, union members ratify an agreement with an agency before it becomes final. This article explores the issue of whether the ratification process is a right granted by the labor relations statute or if the current Federal Labor Relations Authority would conclude ratification is only a right granted through the bargaining process.
The House voted to transfer about half of the proposed $53 million that was to be used for implementing new personnel reforms at DHS to assist the nation’s federal firefighters.
If an employee believes an action against him was a prohibited personnel practice, what remedies are available? Here is a case that shows some of the limits on appeal rights.