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AFGE Seeking Injunction of One of Trump’s Executive Orders

By on June 18, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Seeking Injunction of One of Trump’s Executive Orders

AFGE is seeking an injunction of one of President Trump’s executive orders regarding the use of official time.

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AFGE Sues President Trump Over Executive Order

By on May 31, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues President Trump Over Executive Order

AFGE has sued President Trump over an Executive Order he recently issued that restricts the use of official time by federal employees.

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Federal Labor Relations Authority Issues Landmark Bargaining Decision

By on May 2, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Labor Relations Authority Issues Landmark Bargaining Decision

The newly constituted FLRA has issued a landmark decision to restrict the bargaining obligation between agencies and unions. Here is a summary and analysis.

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Did Some VA Employees Violate Federal Law?

By on March 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Did Some VA Employees Violate Federal Law?

One Congressman is concerned that some VA employees may have violated federal law when they participated in a recent “March on the VA” union rally.

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Department of Education v. AFGE: Union Busting or Fiscal Responsibility?

By on March 17, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Department of Education v. AFGE: Union Busting or Fiscal Responsibility?

AFGE and the Education Department have been battling over a collective bargaining agreement. Is the agency “union busting” or being financially prudent?

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Education Says AFGE Waived Rights, Implements Collective Bargaining Agreement

By on March 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Education Says AFGE Waived Rights, Implements Collective Bargaining Agreement

When a union does not respond to an agency proposal after a time, can the agency implement it? Broad action by the Education Department may answer the question.

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New FLRA Fixes ‘Arbitrary and Capricious’ Case Law of Predecessor

By on March 5, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
New FLRA Fixes ‘Arbitrary and Capricious’ Case Law of Predecessor

After previously setting two separate standards for reviewing an arbitrator’s decision, a recent FLRA decision with its new Members complies with a decision of the DC Circuit court. The FLRA is now applying only one “standard.” This case should be required reading for the labor relations community.

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Court Slaps Down AFGE on Its Efforts to Avoid Reinstatement of National Union Official

By on November 16, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Court Slaps Down AFGE on Its Efforts to Avoid Reinstatement of National Union Official

Following a court’s order to undo the removal of the National Secretary-Treasurer of AFGE, Eugene Hudson, the union tried to get the court to issue an emergency stay of its order so the union could have time to fire him again. The court declined to do so and its order to reinstate Hudson to his national office still stands.

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Are Apparent Factional Battles at AFGE Challenging Union President?

By on November 15, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Are Apparent Factional Battles at AFGE Challenging Union President?

Internal politics at AFGE, which represents more Federal employees than any other union in the Federal sector, are getting interesting.

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No Damages For OPM Data Breach

By on September 19, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
No Damages For OPM Data Breach

A federal court has sided in favor of OPM and one of its contractors in lawsuits filed by AFGE and NTEU seeking damages in the data breaches that exposed the personal data of over 20 million current and former federal employees.

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