Tag: Labor Relations

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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Feeling the Squeeze of Executive Orders

By on January 23, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Feeling the Squeeze of Executive Orders

An agency has asked the FLRA for guidance on implementing President Trump’s Executive Orders impacting federal employee unions.

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OPM Launches New Collective Bargaining Database

By on January 10, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Launches New Collective Bargaining Database

OPM has launched a new database to make collective bargaining agreements available to the public.

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Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

By on December 12, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

A proposed rule change by the EEOC would restrict official time use by federal union representatives in the EEO complaint process.

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Squeezing Union Influence in Agencies

By on November 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Squeezing Union Influence in Agencies

OPM’s advice to agencies on controlling federal union time and expenses is now in effect. Here is an analysis.

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277 Cases Awaiting General Counsel Confirmation

By on November 6, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
277 Cases Awaiting General Counsel Confirmation

Unfair labor practices are stalled without a General Counsel at the FLRA.

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Unions Say They’re Not at Table for Talks on Future of Work

on November 1, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Federal employee unions say they are being excluded from discussions about the future of work in the federal government.

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