Tag: Labor Relations

FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

By on March 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

In an unusual move, the FLRA is providing for filing amici briefs on a case concerning an award of attorney fees in the federal labor relations context.

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Labor Partnerships Specter Raised Again in Congress

By on February 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Labor Partnerships Specter Raised Again in Congress

A new bill seeks to re-establish labor-management partnerships in the federal government. How likely is it to work this time given its past track record?

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HR Managers & Directors, Pay Very Careful Attention to This FLRA Decision!

By on February 25, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
HR Managers & Directors, Pay Very Careful Attention to This FLRA Decision!

The author says that a recent FLRA decision reverses previous precedent which will have important implications for HR managers.

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Is It Time for FLRA to Rethink Its “National Security” Bargaining Unit Policy?

By on February 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is It Time for FLRA to Rethink Its “National Security” Bargaining Unit Policy?

The author says a recent FLRA case is significant because it goes against previous FLRA case law regarding union representation for national security jobs.

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Bill Seeks to Give Full Collective Bargaining Rights to TSA Officers

By on February 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Seeks to Give Full Collective Bargaining Rights to TSA Officers

Legislation has recently been reintroduced to give TSA officers full collective bargaining rights.

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Unions, Tax Returns and the Shutdown

By on January 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Unions, Tax Returns and the Shutdown

The IRS is recalling additional employees back to work to process tax returns. The union agreement may provide a basis for not returning to work until the shutdown ends.

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No More Union at the FLRA

By on January 16, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
No More Union at the FLRA

The FLRA Chairman has eliminated recognition of a union of agency employees based on requirements of the Civil Service Reform Act.

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Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

By on December 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

A District Court decision overturning major provisions of three Executive Orders has been appealed. Here is a summary of the arguments made by Justice Department.

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Task Force Recommends No More Pay Bargaining for USPS

By on December 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Task Force Recommends No More Pay Bargaining for USPS

The Postal Service Task Force suggests changes such as reforming pay and adding new revenue streams to shore up the agency’s ailing finances.

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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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