Tag: AFGE

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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Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

By on January 15, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

A federal judge refused to issue an order to force the government to pay federal employees who currently are required to work during the shutdown.

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AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

By on December 31, 2018 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

AFGE has sued the federal government over the partial shutdown for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

By on November 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

OPM issues new guidance to agencies and the VA cuts of use of official time for medical professionals to focus on “putting veterans first.”

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Too Little, Too Late

By on October 23, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Too Little, Too Late

The appeals court sustained an arbitration decision upholding removal of a Senior Corrections Officer from his job due to his unacceptable fraternization with two female inmates.

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