Tag: Labor Relations

Freedom from Union Dues for Some Federal Employees

Freedom from Union Dues for Some Federal Employees

The FLRA has published a rule giving federal employees more leeway in canceling the withholding of union dues

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Court of Appeals Overturns FLRA on Bargaining Issue

June 9, 2020 6:13 PM , Updated August 28, 2020 3:42 PM
Court of Appeals Overturns FLRA on Bargaining Issue

A Court of Appeals has expanded the scope of bargaining in the federal government by overturning a decision of the FLRA.

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Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

May 29, 2020 12:44 PM , Updated June 9, 2020 11:36 AM
Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

The VA is successfully implementing recent executive orders to restrict the use of official time and free office space previously used by unions.

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Federal Employees, Safety and Unions

April 29, 2020 2:14 PM , Updated August 14, 2020 12:55 PM

Federal employee unions are highlighting their conditions that “must be met” before employees return to work. Federal employees should exercise caution though.

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Zipper Clauses, Unions and Lawsuits

April 6, 2020 11:48 AM
Zipper Clauses, Unions and Lawsuits

FLRA is seeking comments on whether a “zipper clause” is a required bargaining topic; AFGE has sued FLRA and FSIP seeking Senate confirmation of FSIP members.

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Should Federal Union Officials Be Paid to Lobby Congress?

March 25, 2020 2:00 PM , Updated April 6, 2020 12:38 PM

FLRA is seeking comments on a proposed rule to restrict use of official time by union representatives to lobby Congress.

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Federal Employees and Union Dues

March 19, 2020 8:23 AM , Updated March 30, 2020 7:44 AM
Federal Employees and Union Dues

The FLRA is issuing a proposed rule to allow federal employees to more easily cancel a union dues withholding allotment. Comments are due by April 9, 2020.

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House Passes TSA Collective Bargaining Bill

March 6, 2020 2:58 PM , Updated August 28, 2020 3:42 PM

The House passed legislation Thursday aimed at expanding worker protections for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers to put them on par with other federal employees.

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Will DoD Restrict Unions for National Security Reasons?

February 24, 2020 7:39 AM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:57 AM

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

February 20, 2020 1:42 PM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:56 AM
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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