Tag: Unions

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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Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

November 16, 2018 8:40 AM , Updated November 26, 2018 4:31 PM
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 , Updated November 21, 2018 9:35 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 , Updated September 26, 2018 2:13 PM
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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DC District Court Judge Makes Jurisdiction Grab in Trump Executive Orders Decision

August 27, 2018 11:01 AM , Updated September 4, 2018 11:28 AM

The author says that a recent court decision to overturn Trump’s executive orders shows a lack of understanding of federal sector collective bargaining.

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150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

August 14, 2018 10:26 AM , Updated August 24, 2018 11:20 AM
150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

Data from the Labor Department provide a glimpse into the number of cases in which federal union officials were involved in theft of union dues.

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Are Your Union Officers Violating a Criminal Statute With Your Money?

August 2, 2018 3:41 PM
Are Your Union Officers Violating a Criminal Statute With Your Money?

Is a full time union representative allowed to accept pay from the government as well as the union? The author looks at the issue.

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Federal Unions’ ‘Fake News’ and How to Check It

July 24, 2018 4:02 PM , Updated July 31, 2018 3:47 PM
Federal Unions’ ‘Fake News’ and How to Check It

The author cites statistics depicting an alternate perspective on federal unions and the recent executive orders.

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Back to the Future: Labor Relations in Government Today

July 10, 2018 10:43 AM , Updated July 17, 2018 4:39 PM

How will the new Executive Orders from the Trump administration impact labor relations in the federal government? Here is one perspective.

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OPM Guidance on Labor and Employee Relations Executive Orders

July 6, 2018 7:23 AM , Updated July 16, 2018 7:45 AM
OPM Guidance on Labor and Employee Relations Executive Orders

OPM has issued guidance on President Trump’s recent Executive Orders impacting the federal workforce.

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