Tag: Unions

Restricting Federal Unions and Firing Poor Performers

By on May 25, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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FLRA Reverses Precedents Creating New Case Law

By on May 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FLRA Reverses Precedents Creating New Case Law

The FLRA has reversed prior interpretations of the law in a couple of important ways. The author summarizes the court’s rationale in a new case.

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Federal Labor Relations: Some Thoughts for Executives, Political & Otherwise

By on March 1, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Labor Relations: Some Thoughts for Executives, Political & Otherwise

The author offers some tips for agency leaders on planning a labor relations strategy.

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Janus V. AFSCME: Effect on Federal Sector Labor Relations

By on February 27, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Janus V. AFSCME: Effect on Federal Sector Labor Relations

A case involving public sector unions is currently being heard by the Supreme Court. How does it affect federal employees?

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Executive Order Narrows the Scope for Labor Negotiations at Federal Agencies

By on November 20, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Executive Order Narrows the Scope for Labor Negotiations at Federal Agencies

The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations no longer exists. Where does this leave federal employee unions and the workers they represent?

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Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

By on September 30, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

Elections have consequences. President Trump has issued an Executive Order revoking federal labor-management relations councils.

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RSC Budget Proposes Cuts to Pay, Retirement Benefits

By on July 25, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
RSC Budget Proposes Cuts to Pay, Retirement Benefits

The House Republican Study Committee recently released its 2018 budget proposal which contains cuts or changes to programs impacting federal employees.

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National Weather Service Breaks Union Contract

By on July 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The National Weather Service has terminated its 16-year contract with its employee organization, the National Weather Service Employees Organization.

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The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

By on July 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

According to the OSC, the Postal Service took action to assist a union’s political activity in violation of the Hatch Act.

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USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

By on July 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

A Postal union endorsing Hillary Clinton and other Democrats gave 2,776 days to union officials to work on the union’s political activities.

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