Tag: Labor Relations

Pay for Performance In Agencies Trying It Out

November 9, 2004 6:58 AM

A summary of pay for performance experience in the limited number of agencies that have used this process in their HR system.

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Four More Years–Despite The Best Efforts of Federal Employee Unions

November 4, 2004 7:24 AM

Federal employee unions worked hard to elect John Kerry. What happens next?

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This Court Case Won’t Fly

October 7, 2004 7:43 AM

Supervisors at an FAA facility filed a lawsuit alleging a violation of the agency’s agreement with the union and asked for back pay as a remedy

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Readers Speak Out: Politics, Unions and the Civil Service

September 27, 2004 8:06 AM

Most readers are not influenced in their vote by union endorsements and think their political activities have a negative impact on the federal workforce.

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Pay for Performance: Problems and Possible Solutions

September 21, 2004 8:44 PM

Pay for performance is coming to federal agencies. Here is one opinion on making it work successfully.

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It Depends on How You Define “Use”

September 17, 2004 8:37 AM

A federal employee who answered questions about drug use differently on different job applications is fired but wins on appeal.

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Litigating a New Employee’s Probationary Period

September 8, 2004 6:54 AM

When does a probationary period begin for a federal employee if an employee is re-hired for the same job?

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No Back Pay, No Employment Contract, No Promotion

August 31, 2004 6:40 AM

Is a federal employee entitled to back pay when he who performs in a higher graded position after his boss retires?

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Smoking, Dress Codes, and Union Politics

August 18, 2004 8:16 AM

An HHS facility recently won a case before the Federal Service Impasses Panel that is likely to have a ripple effect through other agencies and unions.

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Smoking Battle Continues in Federal Bureaucracy

August 8, 2004 8:18 PM

HHS is taking the lead in banning smoking in federal agencies.

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