Tag: Unions

Squeezing Union Influence in Agencies

By on November 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Squeezing Union Influence in Agencies

OPM’s advice to agencies on controlling federal union time and expenses is now in effect. Here is an analysis.

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VA Clamping Down on Official Time and Union Office Space

By on November 18, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Clamping Down on Official Time and Union Office Space

The VA is moving to implement President Trump’s executive orders which will put new restrictions on unions’ use of official time and office space.

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Unions Say They’re Not at Table for Talks on Future of Work

on November 1, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Federal employee unions say they are being excluded from discussions about the future of work in the federal government.

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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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Right to Strike for Feds Endorsed by Bernie Sanders

By on August 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Right to Strike for Feds Endorsed by Bernie Sanders

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders supports giving federal employee unions the right to strike.

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1st Amendment and Union Dues

By on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
1st Amendment and Union Dues

Do union dues withholding practices in the federal government violate the 1st Amendment?

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Supreme Court Decision, Union Dues and Federal Employees

By on July 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Decision, Union Dues and Federal Employees

The FLRA is soliciting comments on an issue involving revocation of union dues for federal employees.

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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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Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

By on March 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

Federal employee unions are generally thought to support Democrats during elections. What do data on union donations in the last election say about that?

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HR Managers & Directors, Pay Very Careful Attention to This FLRA Decision!

By on February 25, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
HR Managers & Directors, Pay Very Careful Attention to This FLRA Decision!

The author says that a recent FLRA decision reverses previous precedent which will have important implications for HR managers.

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