Tag: Labor Relations
A bill that would penalize a federal employee’s pension when acting primarily as a union representative has advanced in the House.
The VA and federal civil service is “trapped in a failed and antiquated civil service system that is in desperate need of reform.” A House bill would change the system in the VA.
A new bill would reduce retirement income for some federal employees working as federal union representatives while being paid by the federal government.
Legislation has been introduced that would require OPM to submit an annual report to Congress on the amount of official time used by federal employee unions.
The author says that the current labor relations statute is a failure that should be repealed or revised.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.
Does the use of official time at the VA improve veterans’ care, and how much official time is actually used by employees? A recent House Committee hearing sought to find answers to these questions.
What changes are likely to occur to your pay and benefits? These are some proposed changes federal workers might see under a new administration based on what we know today.
How much time and money are spent at the VA on official time? GAO finds no consistent reporting system.
We know that elections have consequences. With Republicans now controlling both Houses of Congress and the White House, the support of Democrats by federal employee unions is likely to result in changes in federal labor relations.