Third parties sometimes follow a new trend without specifically stating they are doing so. In several recent decisions, the Board seems to be giving agency deciding officials the benefit of the doubt when reviewing agency actions. Here is a quick summary.
AFGE recently won a case before the United Nations when it secured a ruling that the union is entitled to represent employees of the Transportation Security Administration. Should a union representing federal employees be going outside the confines of American law and legal processes with a labor law dispute?
A new policy has been issued regarding the settlement of unfair labor practice (ULP) allegations against federal agencies. In this article, the author discusses questions raised by the new policy and offers practical advice to agencies when a ULP is filed.
New technology can be threatening and it takes time to adapt. It takes some longer than others. In the meantime, one agency has unintentionally set itself as a target for humor and ridicule on the Internet.
As the baby boomers working for Uncle Sam retire, a new generation will take their place. Some see the new generation as different and perhaps not as capable. Here is one new federal employee already making her mark on the government but in her own way and with her own priorities.
Unfair labor practice (ULP) charges are generally filed by unions against agencies. Here is practical advice telling you what you need to know when a ULP is filed.
Dealing successfully with impact and implementation bargaining in the federal sector often takes considerable time and effort. The author offers advice on how to successfully get through the bargaining process.
The most important success factor in bargaining is preparation. The author’s worksheet attached to this article shows the items to be considered and researched in thoroughly preparing for bargaining.
Taking a disciplinary action in the federal human resources system is a two-step process. Here are the requirements that must be met.
The author suggests language that a federal agency may find useful in negotiating with a union.