Tag: Labor Relations

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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DOJ Appeals Initial Decision on Executive Orders

By on September 29, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DOJ Appeals Initial Decision on Executive Orders

The Department of Justice is seeking an expedited resolution in its appeal of an initial decision overturning major provisions of 3 Executive Orders.

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DC District Judge Ignores Critical Statutory Provision in Executive Order Case

By on September 25, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
DC District Judge Ignores Critical Statutory Provision in Executive Order Case

The author says a recent decision over-turning 3 Executive Orders reflects the judge’s personal opinion rather than what is actually in the law.

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Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

By on September 20, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

The territory between the interpretation of federal law regarding a President’s power versus employees’ Constitutional rights is murky.

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OPM Rescinds Guidance on Labor Relations Executive Orders

By on August 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Rescinds Guidance on Labor Relations Executive Orders

OPM has issued revised guidance for agencies as a result of a judge’s recent decision to invalidate significant portions of labor relations executive orders.

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DC District Court Judge Makes Jurisdiction Grab in Trump Executive Orders Decision

By on August 27, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
DC District Court Judge Makes Jurisdiction Grab in Trump Executive Orders Decision

The author says that a recent court decision to overturn Trump’s executive orders shows a lack of understanding of federal sector collective bargaining.

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Judge Strikes Down Most of Trump’s Executive Orders Targeting Federal Employee Unions

By on August 25, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Judge Strikes Down Most of Trump’s Executive Orders Targeting Federal Employee Unions

A federal court has dealt a significant blow to President Trump’s executive orders targeting federal employee unions.

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