Tag: Unions

1st Amendment and Union Dues

August 13, 2019 2:11 PM
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

July 19, 2019 12:20 PM
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

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

March 13, 2019 2:43 PM
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!

February 25, 2019 9:31 AM
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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The Democratic Party Has Forgotten Its Roots

January 20, 2019 6:37 AM
The Democratic Party Has Forgotten Its Roots

The author says the shutdown highlights the fact that the Democratic party has forgotten its roots, and federal employees are paying the price.

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Trump Says Many Federal Employees Want Border Security

December 27, 2018 9:25 AM
Trump Says Many Federal Employees Want Border Security

President Trump said that many federal employees support his effort to build a border wall, but some unions disagree. Where do you stand?

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Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

November 16, 2018 8:40 AM
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

November 9, 2018 10:07 AM
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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Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

September 20, 2018 11:18 AM
Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

The territory between the interpretation of federal law regarding a President’s power versus employees’ Constitutional rights is murky.

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