Tag: Official Time

NTEU Seeking Injunction of Executive Orders

June 12, 2018 4:03 PM , Updated June 22, 2018 10:30 AM
NTEU Seeking Injunction of Executive Orders

NTEU has filed for preliminary injunction against two recent executive orders that place restrictions on federal employee unions.

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Will Executive Orders Change Collective Bargaining?

June 7, 2018 3:35 PM
Will Executive Orders Change Collective Bargaining?

The author analyzes the two recent executive orders on federal employee unions and discusses on how they may impact civil service reform.

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AFGE Sues President Trump Over Executive Order

May 31, 2018 9:52 AM , Updated June 11, 2018 7:03 AM

AFGE has sued President Trump over an Executive Order he recently issued that restricts the use of official time by federal employees.

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Controlling Federal Unions’ Use of Official Time

May 28, 2018 11:59 AM , Updated June 18, 2018 8:50 AM

A new Executive Order has been issued placing restrictions on use of a federal employee’s paid time when working as a union representative.

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Restricting Federal Unions and Firing Poor Performers

Restricting Federal Unions and Firing Poor Performers

New executive orders will restrict government financial support of unions and make it easy to fire poor performing employees.

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‘Union Time on the People’s Dime’

Use of “official time” by federal employee union representatives was the subject of a recent hearing in Congress.

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$174,789,810 for Official Time in FY 2016

A report on official time in the federal government calculates the cost in FY 2016 was $174,789,810, not including other substantial costs for union activities.

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RSC Budget Echoes Recent Proposals to Cut Federal Employees’ Pay, Benefits

April 26, 2018 11:43 AM , Updated May 7, 2018 10:56 AM
RSC Budget Echoes Recent Proposals to Cut Federal Employees’ Pay, Benefits

The 2019 Republican Study Committee budget blueprint includes a number of proposals to cut federal employees’ pay and benefits.

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Did Some VA Employees Violate Federal Law?

March 28, 2018 10:14 AM , Updated April 4, 2018 11:51 AM

One Congressman is concerned that some VA employees may have violated federal law when they participated in a recent “March on the VA” union rally.

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Union Official Time: Why a Basic Change is Needed

January 31, 2018 10:37 AM , Updated February 6, 2018 5:38 PM

The author says that reports of official time issued by OPM are inaccurate and understated. He raises some questions about the use of official time.

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