Tag: Labor Relations

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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No More Union at the FLRA

By on January 16, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
No More Union at the FLRA

The FLRA Chairman has eliminated recognition of a union of agency employees based on requirements of the Civil Service Reform Act.

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Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

By on December 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

A District Court decision overturning major provisions of three Executive Orders has been appealed. Here is a summary of the arguments made by Justice Department.

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Task Force Recommends No More Pay Bargaining for USPS

By on December 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Task Force Recommends No More Pay Bargaining for USPS

The Postal Service Task Force suggests changes such as reforming pay and adding new revenue streams to shore up the agency’s ailing finances.

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New Federal Labor Relations Guidance: Back to the Future?

By on November 21, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
New Federal Labor Relations Guidance: Back to the Future?

OPM has issued new guidance for agencies on reporting labor relations information.

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Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

By on November 16, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

Federal employee unions have filed a lawsuit against the VA over restrictions the agency placed on the use of official time.

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VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

By on November 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

OPM issues new guidance to agencies and the VA cuts of use of official time for medical professionals to focus on “putting veterans first.”

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EO Decision Provides a Look into Judge’s Far-Left Philosophy of Collective Bargaining

By on October 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
EO Decision Provides a Look into Judge’s Far-Left Philosophy of Collective Bargaining

The author says a recent ruling on President Trump’s executive orders reflects a theory of collective bargaining that is extreme.

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