Tag: Labor Relations

Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

By on June 5, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

A new FSIP decision suggests that past assumptions will no longer drive the Panel’s decision making.

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Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

By on May 29, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

Three new FLRA decisions send a message to arbitrators about the Authority’s philosophy on issues.

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Who Decides When Work Gets Done: Employee or Supervisor?

By on May 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Who Decides When Work Gets Done: Employee or Supervisor?

A recent FLRA case addresses whether federal employees or agencies decide when work gets performed.

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FSIP Rethinks Union Rights and Official Time

By on May 21, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
FSIP Rethinks Union Rights and Official Time

New members on the FSIP are making a difference on decisions resolving disputes between agencies and unions.

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VA and AFGE: A Reversal of Fortunes?

By on May 11, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA and AFGE: A Reversal of Fortunes?

The author says that AFGE’s PR campaign about a collective bargaining agreement with the VA is likely more hype than truth.

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Filling Out the Impasses Panel

By on May 6, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Filling Out the Impasses Panel

President Trump has reappointed two FSIP members. What impact will this have on federal employees’ case decisions?

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Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

By on April 10, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

An agency and a union went before the FSIP to resolve a bargaining dispute about official time and telework procedures. Here are the results.

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Senate Bill Would Give TSA Officers Collective Bargaining Rights

By on April 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Would Give TSA Officers Collective Bargaining Rights

Both the House and Senate have now introduced bills to give full collective bargaining rights to TSA officers.

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President Nominates FLRA General Counsel

By on March 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
President Nominates FLRA General Counsel

A nomination has been made for the position of General Counsel at the FLRA. How many cases are being held pending confirmation of a new GC?

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Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

By on March 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

Federal employee unions are generally thought to support Democrats during elections. What do data on union donations in the last election say about that?

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