Tag: Labor Relations

Federal Employees and Canceling Union Dues

February 18, 2020 5:52 PM , Updated March 19, 2020 7:03 AM
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

January 29, 2020 10:22 AM , Updated February 11, 2020 7:22 AM
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

January 23, 2020 5:25 PM , Updated February 7, 2020 2:29 PM
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

January 10, 2020 2:53 PM
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

December 12, 2019 3:10 PM , Updated December 26, 2019 9:58 AM
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

November 21, 2019 9:22 AM , Updated December 9, 2019 2:01 PM
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

November 6, 2019 10:03 AM , Updated November 20, 2019 9:29 AM
277 Cases Awaiting General Counsel Confirmation

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

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OPM to Agencies: Track and Report Official Time Use

October 27, 2019 12:17 PM , Updated November 8, 2019 6:15 AM
OPM to Agencies: Track and Report Official Time Use

OPM is requiring agencies to report on official time use by federal employee unions by January 31, 2020.

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Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

October 21, 2019 10:44 AM , Updated November 2, 2019 6:38 AM
Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

President Trump’s three labor relations executive orders were recently allowed to take effect. What impact will they have on federal employees?

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OPM to Agencies: Don’t Be Wimps!

October 14, 2019 7:41 AM , Updated October 27, 2019 3:53 PM
OPM to Agencies: Don’t Be Wimps!

OPM has issued new guidance to agencies on progressive discipline and using a table of penalties.

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