Tag: Unions

VA Clamping Down on Official Time and Union Office Space

November 18, 2019 10:41 AM , Updated December 1, 2019 3:59 PM

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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OPM to Agencies: Track and Report Official Time Use

October 27, 2019 12:17 PM , Updated November 8, 2019 6:15 AM
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

August 22, 2019 11:15 AM , Updated September 4, 2019 2:03 PM

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

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1st Amendment and Union Dues

August 13, 2019 2:11 PM , Updated August 24, 2019 6:58 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 , Updated August 1, 2019 4:47 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

May 21, 2019 3:11 PM , Updated June 1, 2019 8:14 AM
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 , Updated March 5, 2019 7:19 AM

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 , Updated January 27, 2019 9:18 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 , Updated January 8, 2019 10:20 AM

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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