Is a federal employee entitled to back pay when he who performs in a higher graded position after his boss retires?
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.
HHS is taking the lead in banning smoking in federal agencies.
There is no smoking allowed anytime, anywhere on the Baltimore campus of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
If a deal is reached between AFGE, NTEU and DHS, a small union representing federal employees may be wiped out.
Reorganization of government into DHS creates bargaining unit issues
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.
The Federal Circuit concludes in a case involving a Navy employee that absolute performance standards may be a valid basis for a performance standard.
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.
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.