Tag: Labor Relations

Senators Want Executive Orders Rescinded

By on June 20, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senators Want Executive Orders Rescinded

A group of 45 Senate Democrats are asking President Trump to reconsider his executive orders directed at the federal workforce.

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Giacolone Appointed Acting Director of FMCS

By on June 19, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Giacolone Appointed Acting Director of FMCS

Richard Giacolone has been appointed Acting Director of the FMCS effective immediately.

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More Unions Sue Over Executive Orders

By on June 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
More Unions Sue Over Executive Orders

13 more unions have sued President Trump over the executive orders he recently issued that attempt to place restrictions on federal employee unions.

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NTEU Seeking Injunction of Executive Orders

By on June 12, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
NTEU Seeking Injunction of Executive Orders

NTEU has filed for preliminary injunction against two recent executive orders that place restrictions on federal employee unions.

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Will Executive Orders Change Collective Bargaining?

By on June 7, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Will Executive Orders Change Collective Bargaining?

The author analyzes the two recent executive orders on federal employee unions and discusses on how they may impact civil service reform.

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AFGE Sues President Trump Over Executive Order

By on May 31, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues President Trump Over Executive Order

AFGE has sued President Trump over an Executive Order he recently issued that restricts the use of official time by federal employees.

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Streamlining Federal Employee Removal Procedures

By on May 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Streamlining Federal Employee Removal Procedures

A new executive order will make it easier to take disciplinary and adverse actions against federal employees. Here is a summary of the new requirements.

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Controlling Federal Unions’ Use of Official Time

By on May 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Controlling Federal Unions’ Use of Official Time

A new Executive Order has been issued placing restrictions on use of a federal employee’s paid time when working as a union representative.

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$174,789,810 for Official Time in FY 2016

By on May 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
$174,789,810 for Official Time in FY 2016

A report on official time in the federal government calculates the cost in FY 2016 was $174,789,810, not including other substantial costs for union activities.

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FLRA Reverses Precedents Creating New Case Law

By on May 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FLRA Reverses Precedents Creating New Case Law

The FLRA has reversed prior interpretations of the law in a couple of important ways. The author summarizes the court’s rationale in a new case.

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