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AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

By on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

AFGE has sued OSC over its latest Hatch Act guidance for federal employees.

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Moving USDA Employees to Kansas City Becoming a Reality

By on August 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Moving USDA Employees to Kansas City Becoming a Reality

USDA and AFGE have reached an agreement on relocating federal employees from Washington, DC to Kansas City.

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U.S. Appeals Court Kills Injunction on Trump Labor Relations EOs

By on July 16, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
U.S. Appeals Court Kills Injunction on Trump Labor Relations EOs

A Circuit Court has overturned a District Court’s decision to declare invalid major portions of several Executive Orders impacting labor relations.

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Federal Union Strategy: Stonewall Contract Negotiations

By on July 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Union Strategy: Stonewall Contract Negotiations

The author says that unions have recently resorted to stonewalling collective bargaining proposals they don’t like rather than negotiating.

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Court Decision Gives New Life to Unions’ Lawsuit on OPM Data Breaches

By on June 21, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Court Decision Gives New Life to Unions’ Lawsuit on OPM Data Breaches

A new court decision has allowed a lawsuit against OPM over the two data breaches at the agency to proceed.

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House Democrats Try to Bully FLRA Chair at Hearing

By on June 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says a recent House Committee hearing on the FLRA served to attack the agency’s chairman and showed the Congressmen’s lack of knowledge about the law.

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Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

By on June 5, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

A new FSIP decision suggests that past assumptions will no longer drive the Panel’s decision making.

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VA and AFGE: A Reversal of Fortunes?

By on May 11, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA and AFGE: A Reversal of Fortunes?

The author says that AFGE’s PR campaign about a collective bargaining agreement with the VA is likely more hype than truth.

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Double Pay for Federal Employees Working During the Partial Shutdown Could Become Reality

By on January 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Double Pay for Federal Employees Working During the Partial Shutdown Could Become Reality

Recent lawsuits mean some federal employees could be eligible for double pay because of the shutdown, but it could be a while before they see the money.

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Average Federal Employee Pay and the Shutdown

By on January 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

PayPal is offering an interest-free cash advance to federal employees of $500. The announcement is based on a false assumption about federal pay.

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