Tag: Official Time

OPM to Agencies: Track and Report Official Time Use

By on October 27, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM to Agencies: Track and Report Official Time Use

OPM is requiring agencies to report on official time use by federal employee unions by January 31, 2020.

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Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

By on October 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

President Trump’s three labor relations executive orders were recently allowed to take effect. What impact will they have on federal employees?

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Agencies to Implement Executive Orders

By on October 6, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Agencies to Implement Executive Orders

OPM is advising agencies to move out quickly on implementing President Trump’s Executive Orders.

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Another Proposal to Restrict Official Time by Unions

By on July 31, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Another Proposal to Restrict Official Time by Unions

A new bill in the House would eliminate use of official time by federal employee unions.

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Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

By on May 29, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

Three new FLRA decisions send a message to arbitrators about the Authority’s philosophy on issues.

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FSIP Rethinks Union Rights and Official Time

By on May 21, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
FSIP Rethinks Union Rights and Official Time

New members on the FSIP are making a difference on decisions resolving disputes between agencies and unions.

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Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

By on April 10, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

An agency and a union went before the FSIP to resolve a bargaining dispute about official time and telework procedures. Here are the results.

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Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

By on November 16, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

Federal employee unions have filed a lawsuit against the VA over restrictions the agency placed on the use of official time.

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VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

By on November 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

OPM issues new guidance to agencies and the VA cuts of use of official time for medical professionals to focus on “putting veterans first.”

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VA Takes Action to Restrict Collective Bargaining and Official Time

By on August 19, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Takes Action to Restrict Collective Bargaining and Official Time

The VA is clamping down on unions’ use of collective bargaining in some situations.

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