Tag: AFGE

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 »

AFGE and TSA Reach Agreements, Lots of Questions Remain

By on August 8, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

AFGE and TSA have apparently reached agreement on a new labor agreement. There are some questions that should be asked but have been ignored by the media.

Continue Reading »

Union Official Time: AFGE Proposes a Blank Check

By on June 18, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says an AFGE official time proposal fails to address accountability or tracking of the time.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

Top