Tag: FLRA

It’s Time to Reform Federal Labor Relations

By on August 8, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s Time to Reform Federal Labor Relations

The author says that if America is serious about having an efficient government, federal union activity must be balanced with meeting mission needs.

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FSIP Members Nominated; Decisions to Resume

By on July 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

President Trump intends to nominate members to the FSIP which will allow decisions to now be issued again on pending impasse-dispute cases.

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Union Dues, Retirement and Foreign Service

By on June 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Union Dues, Retirement and Foreign Service

Should withholding union dues continue after a Foreign Service employee retires? In the first policy guidance decision from FSLRB, the answer is “no”.

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It’s Time That FLRA Should Tell Us Some Things

By on June 21, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s Time That FLRA Should Tell Us Some Things

The author says that the FLRA has destroyed its reputation as a neutral body and suggests it may be time for a report about happenings at the agency.

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Fixing Federal Labor Relations: A Statutory Markup for Change

By on March 1, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Fixing Federal Labor Relations: A Statutory Markup for Change

The author says that the current labor relations statute is a failure that should be repealed or revised. He offers a detailed analysis of the changes he thinks need to be made to the law.

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Patrick Pizzella Named Acting FLRA Chairman

By on January 25, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Patrick Pizzella Named Acting FLRA Chairman

Patrick Pizzella has been named as the Acting Chairman of the FLRA.

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Circuit Court Slams FLRA Again, Vindicates Pizzella’s Dissents

By on January 19, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Circuit Court Slams FLRA Again, Vindicates Pizzella’s Dissents

The author discusses a recent case involving the FLRA which he says is the latest in a series that has done great damage to the labor relations program.

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Fixing Federal Labor Relations: Official Time May Not be the Biggest Problem

By on November 27, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says there are at least four issues in the current labor relations system which need correcting to make government work more efficiently and effectively. He outlines each issue as he sees them and what his suggestions are for fixing them.

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What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

By on December 8, 2015 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 142 Comments
What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

Which federal agencies are the least recommended by the federal employees who work for them? A new report provides the answer.

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Which Agency Has the Most Expensive Disposable Eating Utensils?

By on August 10, 2015 in Agency News, Court Cases with 22 Comments
Which Agency Has the Most Expensive Disposable Eating Utensils?

An issue between an agency and a union dating back at least 6 years has resulted in the Department of Commerce possibly having the most expensive disposable cups and eating utensils in the country.

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