Tag: FSIP

Who Decides What is An Effective and Efficient Government?

September 12, 2020 12:37 PM
Who Decides What is An Effective and Efficient Government?

The author says that official time represents an issue of who gets to decide what constitutes an effective and efficient government.

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Zipper Clauses, Unions and Lawsuits

April 6, 2020 11:48 AM
Zipper Clauses, Unions and Lawsuits

FLRA is seeking comments on whether a “zipper clause” is a required bargaining topic; AFGE has sued FLRA and FSIP seeking Senate confirmation of FSIP members.

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Gilson Appointed to Impasses Panel

September 23, 2019 8:13 AM
Gilson Appointed to Impasses Panel

FedSmith author Robert J. Gilson has been appointed by President Trump to a five-year term as a member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel.

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Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

June 5, 2019 9:48 AM
Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

A new FSIP decision suggests that past assumptions will no longer drive the Panel’s decision making.

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FSIP Rethinks Union Rights and Official Time

FSIP Rethinks Union Rights and Official Time

New members on the FSIP are making a difference on decisions resolving disputes between agencies and unions.

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Filling Out the Impasses Panel

May 6, 2019 4:08 PM
Filling Out the Impasses Panel

President Trump has reappointed two FSIP members. What impact will this have on federal employees’ case decisions?

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Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

An agency and a union went before the FSIP to resolve a bargaining dispute about official time and telework procedures. Here are the results.

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Impasses Panel Signals Policy Shift: Want It? Prove You Need It!

January 25, 2018 4:30 PM
Impasses Panel Signals Policy Shift: Want It? Prove You Need It!

A recent case decision suggests the FSIP has shifted from its past philosophy. The author provides an analysis.

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FSIP Members Nominated; Decisions to Resume

July 27, 2017 10:55 AM

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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FSIP Members Discharged: Decisions on Hold

FSIP Members Discharged: Decisions on Hold

Members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel were discharged on May 18th. New decisions are now on hold.

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