Tag: Grievance

Show Me the Money

By on May 14, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Show Me the Money

How much do disciplinary procedures cost the government? The author explores the question.

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I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

By on October 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

The author says it is too subjective to say there is a “best qualified” employee for a job, so how can someone win an EEO complaint regarding non-selection?

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Grievances Can Make Things Worse… or Better

By on January 23, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Grievances Can Make Things Worse… or Better

The author looks at the grievance process in federal HR, its history, effectiveness and current alternatives to settling disputes.

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Rep. Meadows Offering Federal Employees a 'Tip Line' to Report Anonymous Grievances

By on April 27, 2015 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) has set up an anonymous tip line to let federal employees express their frustrations about problems they see in their workplace.

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Analyzing AFGE's Proposals for a Grievance Procedure

By on March 27, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author offers an analysis of AFGE proposals made relatively recently in a national contract negotiation. The Analysis points out issues Agencies should consider when negotiating such language. This is timely in light of FLRA decisions suggesting that agencies should extend extra effort in protecting their prerogatives by its expansion of arbitrator authority.

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The Foreboding Future of Grievances in Federal Labor Relations

By on January 13, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Author explains that recent FLRA decisions have simplified life for FLRA members by allowing them to dismiss arbitration appeals with a simple form letter. The FLRA’s approach while easier for its members has raised both the cost and difficulty of resolving grievances throughout the Federal sector. Agency managers and representatives must now go into major defensive mode when dealing with an employee grievance. Read on and see what the Author recommends.

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Raiders of the Lost Art, Part Three: Lessons Learned from FLSA Grievances

By on January 12, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Fair Labor Standards Act has resulted in decisions costing federal agencies tens of millions of dollars in overtime payments paid to bargaining unit employees wrongly designated as exempt from the FLSA. This final part of the article discusses agency strategies in dealing with FLSA designations.

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Considering the Filing of an EEO Complaint or Grievance? Think Before You Act

By on July 17, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

When should an employee consider filing an EEO complaint? What steps should an employee take before filing a complaint? What are the considerations in making this decision? In part III of this series, the author examines these issues and offers his advice.

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Why Do Employees File Discrimination Complaints and Grievances? Advice to Managers and Supervisors

By on July 8, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Why do employees file discrimination complaints? Here are some of the most common reasons and suggestions for supervisors that can cut down on the number of complaints.

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Why Do Employees File Discrimination Complaints and Grievances? (Part I)

By on July 1, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Why do employees file EEO complaints? Here are some of the reasons.

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