Tag: Labor Relations

Smokers Need Not Apply

By on June 16, 2004 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

There is no smoking allowed anytime, anywhere on the Baltimore campus of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Tiny Union About to Become Roadkill in DHS Deal?

By on April 30, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

If a deal is reached between AFGE, NTEU and DHS, a small union representing federal employees may be wiped out.

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Which unions will represent big portion of DHS employees?

By on April 22, 2004 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Reorganization of government into DHS creates bargaining unit issues

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Threats by IRS Employee To Have Former Spouse Audited Justify Removal Says Court

By on April 15, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholds a decision by the IRS to fire an employee for making a threat against a taxpayer even though the employee was not on duty.

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Absolute Performance Standards Are Acceptable Says Court

By on March 26, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Federal Circuit concludes in a case involving a Navy employee that absolute performance standards may be a valid basis for a performance standard.

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Pay, Politics and Payback: An Evolving Civil Service

By on February 10, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The civil service system is evolving. Federal employees are part of a political system and their representatives are taking strong political positions – whether most employees in the civil service know or care about the consequences.

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New Labor Relations Program for DoD Unveiled

By on February 8, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Dept of Defense is moving out to implement a new labor relations structure reflecting the most significant changes to the LR program since 1978.

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Which Democrat Will Unions Support?

By on January 18, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Unions have different interests and these differences are reflected in the campaign to win the Democratic nomination.

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Are America's Skies too Crowded to be Safe?

By on January 14, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Some air traffic controllers say errors are increasing at O’Hare airport as air traffic increases there.

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Full Employment for DOD HR Specialists and Attorneys

By on November 30, 2003 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author contends that pay for performance will not work in a government environment

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