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The NY Post published a piece recently quoting a Federal union official to the effect that there would be payback for any problems caused by sequestration. The Author suggests the Post get a grip on its reporting and that Federal unions might just want to read up on the law and some ancient history.
The recent case involving a federal employee who was reprimanded by the Social Security Administration for passing gas at work had a humorous aspect to it, the author points out that there is a serious aspect to the case as well in terms of legal precedent.
The author, an admitted skeptic on OPM’s reporting accuracy, raises some questions about the validity of this year’s official time report. He also asks if, in these tough financial times, agencies can continue subsidizing Federal employee unions at the current rates.
Performance appeals filed by federal employees saw a 41% spike in FY 2012 according to the MSPB’s latest annual report. A federal employee law firm offers some guidelines for federal workers to use when considering filing a performance appeal.
The current Chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority is likely to be nominated by the President for another term in that job. The author poses some questions that some senator might ask if there is a confirmation hearing.