Tag: Labor Relations

Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

By on April 10, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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Senate Bill Would Give TSA Officers Collective Bargaining Rights

By on April 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Would Give TSA Officers Collective Bargaining Rights

Both the House and Senate have now introduced bills to give full collective bargaining rights to TSA officers.

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President Nominates FLRA General Counsel

By on March 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
President Nominates FLRA General Counsel

A nomination has been made for the position of General Counsel at the FLRA. How many cases are being held pending confirmation of a new GC?

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Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

By on March 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

Federal employee unions are generally thought to support Democrats during elections. What do data on union donations in the last election say about that?

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FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

By on March 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

In an unusual move, the FLRA is providing for filing amici briefs on a case concerning an award of attorney fees in the federal labor relations context.

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Labor Partnerships Specter Raised Again in Congress

By on February 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Labor Partnerships Specter Raised Again in Congress

A new bill seeks to re-establish labor-management partnerships in the federal government. How likely is it to work this time given its past track record?

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HR Managers & Directors, Pay Very Careful Attention to This FLRA Decision!

By on February 25, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
HR Managers & Directors, Pay Very Careful Attention to This FLRA Decision!

The author says that a recent FLRA decision reverses previous precedent which will have important implications for HR managers.

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Is It Time for FLRA to Rethink Its “National Security” Bargaining Unit Policy?

By on February 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is It Time for FLRA to Rethink Its “National Security” Bargaining Unit Policy?

The author says a recent FLRA case is significant because it goes against previous FLRA case law regarding union representation for national security jobs.

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Bill Seeks to Give Full Collective Bargaining Rights to TSA Officers

By on February 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Seeks to Give Full Collective Bargaining Rights to TSA Officers

Legislation has recently been reintroduced to give TSA officers full collective bargaining rights.

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Unions, Tax Returns and the Shutdown

By on January 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Unions, Tax Returns and the Shutdown

The IRS is recalling additional employees back to work to process tax returns. The union agreement may provide a basis for not returning to work until the shutdown ends.

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