Tag: Labor Relations

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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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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