Tag: Labor Relations

Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

By on May 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

The VA is successfully implementing recent executive orders to restrict the use of official time and free office space previously used by unions.

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Federal Employees, Safety and Unions

By on April 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Safety and Unions

Federal employee unions are highlighting their conditions that “must be met” before employees return to work. Federal employees should exercise caution though.

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Zipper Clauses, Unions and Lawsuits

By on April 6, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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Should Federal Union Officials Be Paid to Lobby Congress?

By on March 25, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Should Federal Union Officials Be Paid to Lobby Congress?

FLRA is seeking comments on a proposed rule to restrict use of official time by union representatives to lobby Congress.

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Federal Employees and Union Dues

By on March 19, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees and Union Dues

The FLRA is issuing a proposed rule to allow federal employees to more easily cancel a union dues withholding allotment. Comments are due by April 9, 2020.

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House Passes TSA Collective Bargaining Bill

on March 6, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The House passed legislation Thursday aimed at expanding worker protections for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers to put them on par with other federal employees.

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Will DoD Restrict Unions for National Security Reasons?

By on February 24, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Will DoD Restrict Unions for National Security Reasons?

A Federal Register notice authorizes removing employees from coverage by the labor relations statute when unions are not compatible with the mission of DoD.

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Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

By on February 20, 2020 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

OPM has released its proposed legislative changes impacting pay and benefits for the federal workforce. Here is a summary.

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Federal Employees and Canceling Union Dues

By on February 18, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees and Canceling Union Dues

The FLRA has issued a decision overturning a long-standing restriction that made it more difficult to cancel union dues payments.

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FLRA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Regulations

By on January 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FLRA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Regulations

The FLRA has extended time for public comments to proposed regulatory changes on federal labor relations issues.

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