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Navy Says Use of Hemp, CBD Still Prohibited

By on August 11, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Navy Says Use of Hemp, CBD Still Prohibited

Despite a new law legalizing hemp and CBD products, the Navy warned that it is still prohibiting use of these products.

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Disability Hiring, Discrimination Complaints Up in Federal Government

on August 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Since President Donald Trump took office, the federal government has continued to add disabled federal workers to the payroll. The number of disability discrimination complaints filed by federal employees has increased as well.

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Artificial Intelligence Is More Than a Tool, It May Be Your Replacement

By on August 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Artificial Intelligence Is More Than a Tool, It May Be Your Replacement

How likely is artificial intelligence technology to replace federal employees?

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Government Clarifies Change on Opioids for Federal Employees

on August 6, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The government is clarifying a policy change that will limit the prescribing of opioid painkillers to federal workers.

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Another Proposal to Restrict Official Time by Unions

By on July 31, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Another Proposal to Restrict Official Time by Unions

A new bill in the House would eliminate use of official time by federal employee unions.

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Trump Administration Tightens Opioid Prescriptions for Federal Employees

on July 29, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Federal Employee Health Benefits Program will tighten its rules for covering prescription opioid painkillers starting this fall.

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Witness Collaboration in Arbitration

By on July 29, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Witness Collaboration in Arbitration

Avoiding collusion between witnesses in a hearing is important. Here are suggestions for preparing a case.

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DOJ Asks for Immediate Enforcement of LR Executive Orders

By on July 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
DOJ Asks for Immediate Enforcement of LR Executive Orders

DOJ has requested that the Court of Appeals allow immediate enforcement of Executive Orders on labor relations.

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Supreme Court Decision, Union Dues and Federal Employees

By on July 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Decision, Union Dues and Federal Employees

The FLRA is soliciting comments on an issue involving revocation of union dues for federal employees.

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Appeals Court Allows Trump Executive Orders On Labor Relations To Go In Effect. What Happens Next?

By on July 17, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Allows Trump Executive Orders On Labor Relations To Go In Effect. What Happens Next?

An appeals court recently overturned a decision on several executive orders impacting labor relations. What happens now?

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