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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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