AFGE Attacks FLRA General Counsel (GC) Over Proposed Changes

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.

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

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.

AFGE Official Runs Into Hatch Act

An official of an AFGE local is likely to end up with losing his pay for 60 days and could still end up without a federal job as a result of engaging in political activity at work.