Tag: AFGE

AFGE Tells VA Secretary Which VA Executives Managers to Fire: Huh?

By on July 30, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments

In the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Secretary reportedly asked for a list of which managers and executives should be fired. This is a first event in the federal sector. The author raises questions about issues this creates for the agency.

Continue Reading »

AFGE Sues OPM Over Data Breaches

By on June 29, 2015 in Agency News with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues OPM Over Data Breaches

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) has filed a class action lawsuit against the Office of Personnel Management regarding the recent cyberattacks which potentially exposed the personal data of as many as 18 million current and former federal employees.

Continue Reading »

AFGE Runs More Bad Internal Elections than Any Other US Union, DOL Finds

By on June 8, 2015 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Management Standards (OLMS) since 2011 has conducted nineteen investigations of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) internal elections finding misconduct. The author notes that if you count up the bad elections by union, AFGE has more than any other public or private sector labor organization over the past five years.

Continue Reading »

AFGE Leads All American Unions in Criminal Misconduct by its Officials Since 2014

By on June 4, 2015 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

According to the Department of Labor, various criminal actions took place with regard to Federal employee union officials since January of 2014. All but one involves AFGE.

Continue Reading »

How to Attract Federal Professionals to a Union: Open a Can of “Whoop-Ass”

By on February 10, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How to Attract Federal Professionals to a Union: Open a Can of “Whoop-Ass”

Will federal professionals flock to join a union that vows to “open up…a can of whoop-ass” on Members of Congress?

Continue Reading »

AFGE Blames VA Problems on Staffing Shortages

By on May 22, 2014 in Agency News with 0 Comments
AFGE Blames VA Problems on Staffing Shortages

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) says the recent problems at VA have been caused by staffing shortages.

Continue Reading »

Newest FLRA Member Seeking Moderation in Labor Relations Program

By on April 9, 2014 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The newest Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority is Patrick Pizzella. Here are his observations regarding his time at this agency since he began his term there in November.

Continue Reading »

Federal Union Fiddles as Federal Employees Furloughed?

By on May 20, 2013 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

AFGE has scheduled a number of meetings at resorts and a national conference with discounted Disney tickets in Orlando Florida in September. Does this affect your pay?

Continue Reading »

Former AFGE Border Patrol Council President Indicted

By on August 21, 2012 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

The former president of the National Border Patrol Council was recently indicted on 13 criminal charges.

Continue Reading »

Top