Tag: Labor Relations

Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

By on August 20, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

With mid-term elections looming, the Hatch Act always comes into play. This Postal Service case may have longer-term implications than most cases.

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VA Takes Action to Restrict Collective Bargaining and Official Time

By on August 19, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Takes Action to Restrict Collective Bargaining and Official Time

The VA is clamping down on unions’ use of collective bargaining in some situations.

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150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

By on August 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

Data from the Labor Department provide a glimpse into the number of cases in which federal union officials were involved in theft of union dues.

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Are Your Union Officers Violating a Criminal Statute With Your Money?

By on August 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Are Your Union Officers Violating a Criminal Statute With Your Money?

Is a full time union representative allowed to accept pay from the government as well as the union? The author looks at the issue.

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Federal Unions’ ‘Fake News’ and How to Check It

By on July 24, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Unions’ ‘Fake News’ and How to Check It

The author cites statistics depicting an alternate perspective on federal unions and the recent executive orders.

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Private-Sector NLRB Weingarten Ruling Could Affect Federal Sector Too

Private-Sector NLRB Weingarten Ruling Could Affect Federal Sector Too

A recent NLRB decision appears to interpret Weingarten more liberally than before and may have implications for federal employees.

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Draining the Swamp: Restricting Funding of Union Activity

By on July 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Draining the Swamp: Restricting Funding of Union Activity

OPM has issued instructions to agencies on when to implement restrictions on funding of federal employees working for a union.

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Legislation Would Ban Unions at IRS

By on July 11, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Ban Unions at IRS

Recently introduced legislation would prohibit unions at the IRS.

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Back to the Future: Labor Relations in Government Today

By on July 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Back to the Future: Labor Relations in Government Today

How will the new Executive Orders from the Trump administration impact labor relations in the federal government? Here is one perspective.

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OPM Guidance on Labor and Employee Relations Executive Orders

By on July 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Guidance on Labor and Employee Relations Executive Orders

OPM has issued guidance on President Trump’s recent Executive Orders impacting the federal workforce.

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