Labor relations policies vary between agencies and with different administrations. Here are a few tips to help agency managers stay out of trouble.
The author asks what is to be gained with a proposed new employee appeal system.
Unions can be excluded from representing employees at TSA. Authority of the President to exclude employees from union representation is the crux of the dispute over the Homeland Security Dept. Will President exercise that authority at TSA?
Political battle arises over the creation of the Department of Homeland Security but this recent decision from the FLRA may give the Administration ammunition in its argument that the current program isn’t efficient or effective.
The Fraternal Order of Police has significant influence in the Bush Administration.
Federal employee unions gave big bucks to the Democrats in previous elections. Now that a Republican occupies the White House, it isn’t surprising that they don’t have much influence.