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VA Blasts AFGE for Allowing ‘A Culture of Sexual Harassment’ to Thrive

on November 23, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday blasted the nation’s largest federal employees union for tolerating a “culture of sexual harassment” and demanded assurances that the union is doing its utmost to protect VA employees.

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Harassment, Culture of Fear Flourished at AFGE, Staff Say

on November 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Current and former AFGE employees are questioning whether an investigation by the union into into sexual harassment allegations that took place there will dig deep enough.

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AFGE Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations Against its National President

By on October 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
AFGE Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations Against its National President

AFGE has issued a public statement in response to sexual harassment allegations made against its national president, J. David Cox.

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AFGE President Accused of Sexual Harassment

on October 28, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
AFGE President Accused of Sexual Harassment

Ten people have described witnessing or experiencing inappropriate behavior by J. David Cox, the national president of AFGE. He denies the allegations but will take a leave of absence during an investigation according to the union.

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Bill to Prevent VA Union “Bribes”

By on October 1, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill to Prevent VA Union “Bribes”

A bill has been introduced in the House to restrict AFGE from offering new employees money to immediately join the union.

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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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