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VA and AFGE: A Reversal of Fortunes?

May 11, 2019 8:49 AM , Updated May 20, 2019 10:07 AM
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

January 25, 2019 7:47 PM , Updated February 1, 2019 5:02 PM
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

January 23, 2019 3:10 PM , Updated January 29, 2019 10:36 AM

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

January 15, 2019 3:27 PM , Updated January 24, 2019 1:34 PM

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

December 31, 2018 6:24 PM , Updated January 8, 2019 8:37 AM
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

November 9, 2018 10:07 AM , Updated November 21, 2018 9:35 AM
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

October 23, 2018 11:16 AM , Updated October 30, 2018 4:07 PM
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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Judge Strikes Down Most of Trump’s Executive Orders Targeting Federal Employee Unions

August 25, 2018 12:35 PM , Updated September 2, 2018 7:23 AM

A federal court has dealt a significant blow to President Trump’s executive orders targeting federal employee unions.

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Lawmakers Want ED to Resume Bargaining with AFGE

June 27, 2018 12:08 PM , Updated July 6, 2018 11:01 AM
Lawmakers Want ED to Resume Bargaining with AFGE

Two Congressmen are seeking information from the Education Department regarding its decision to institute a new collective bargaining agreement with AFGE.

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AFGE Seeking Injunction of One of Trump’s Executive Orders

June 18, 2018 11:47 AM , Updated June 26, 2018 3:48 PM

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

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