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Court Dismisses AFGE’s Hatch Act Lawsuit

By on August 5, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Court Dismisses AFGE’s Hatch Act Lawsuit

AFGE’s lawsuit against OSC for its recent Hatch Act guidance has been dismissed by a Maryland court.

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Lawsuit Seeking Hazard Pay for Federal Employees Over Coronavirus Gets New Plaintiffs

By on July 23, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawsuit Seeking Hazard Pay for Federal Employees Over Coronavirus Gets New Plaintiffs

A lawsuit seeking hazard pay for federal employees exposed to the coronavirus has been amended to add new plaintiffs.

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Federal Employees Accuse AFGE Officials of Sexual Misconduct, Racial Discrimination

on July 3, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A new lawsuit accuses AFGE officials of either directly perpetuating racial and sexual misconduct or helping to cover up such incidents.

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Court of Appeals Overturns FLRA on Bargaining Issue

Court of Appeals Overturns FLRA on Bargaining Issue

A Court of Appeals has expanded the scope of bargaining in the federal government by overturning a decision of the FLRA.

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Federal Employees, Safety and Unions

By on April 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Safety and Unions

Federal employee unions are highlighting their conditions that “must be met” before employees return to work. Federal employees should exercise caution though.

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Zipper Clauses, Unions and Lawsuits

By on April 6, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Zipper Clauses, Unions and Lawsuits

FLRA is seeking comments on whether a “zipper clause” is a required bargaining topic; AFGE has sued FLRA and FSIP seeking Senate confirmation of FSIP members.

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Government Sued Over Federal Employees Exposed to Coronavirus

By on March 30, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Government Sued Over Federal Employees Exposed to Coronavirus

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the government on behalf of federal employees who may have been exposed to the coronavirus.

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Cox Resigns from AFGE Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation

By on February 28, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Cox Resigns from AFGE Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation

J. David Cox, Sr. has resigned from his position as AFGE’s national president.

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Impeachment? Read This Before Offering an Opinion

By on January 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Impeachment? Read This Before Offering an Opinion

As the impeachment trial continues in Washington, the debate over whether federal employees can discuss impeachment while on duty as resurfaced.

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Federal Employees, Unions and Political Donations

By on January 27, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Unions and Political Donations

Politics and federal employees can be tricky. Here are the federal employee unions with the largest donations to politicians.

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