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AFGE Lawsuit Says Federal Employees Can’t Be Forced to Work During Shutdown

By on April 8, 2011 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

AFGE filed a lawsuit today against the government which claims that requiring federal employees to work during a shutdown without pay is a violation of the Constitution.

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Must Reads for Managers: Federal Union Steward Guides

By on September 9, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Author provides links to various Federal employee union guides prepared specifically for shop stewards. Supervisors and managers who must deal with union representatives and with such issues as employee performance discipline, grievances in a unionized environment should put these on their critical reading lists.

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National Labor Council’s First Meeting: AFGE Bashes HR and LR Staffs

By on March 2, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

AFGE took the opportunity to of the National Council on Labor Management Relations to try to keep HR and LR staffs away from participating in prospective Agency Forums. The Author gives a rundown on the meeting and the information provided.

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Bill Favoring Fed Retirees Opposed by Unions

By on May 26, 2009 in Retirement with 0 Comments

A Senate bill would give federal retirees the ability to collect their annuity and also a federal salary if they return to work.

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Change in Government: Barack Obama’s Letters to AFGE President John Gage: Part 2

By on November 17, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

This is the second part of changes that Senator Barack Obama says will occur in agencies under his administration. In letters to AFGE’s National President, the future president outlines priorities for major departments during his term of office.

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Change in Government: Barack Obama’s Letters to AFGE President John Gage

By on November 13, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

What changes will federal employees see in agencies under an Obama administration? In letters to AFGE’s National President, the future president outlines priorities for major departments during his term of office.

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AFGE Attacks FLRA General Counsel (GC) Over Proposed Changes

By on January 24, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The vast majority of unfair labor practice allegations are filed by unions against agencies. Determining the winner or loser in these cases often depends on getting information and who has the power to get the information. Proposed changes to the regulations have generated a response from the largest federal employee union. Here is a summary and observations from an experienced labor relations professional who worked for several agencies.

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“It’s Not Personal, It’s Just Business”

By on March 30, 2007 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Press releases are written to provide a favorable image of an organization or to create an unfavorable image of another person or organization. Federal employee unions issue lots of press releases. Sometimes, the unions attack each other. Here is an example and an analysis of what the press releases really mean.

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AFGE Intensifies Political Attacks

By on December 18, 2003 in Current Events with 0 Comments

AFGE is increasing its political exposure with a series of political ads for the 2004 presidential election

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