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AFGE Endorses Clinton for President

By on December 10, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
AFGE Endorses Clinton for President

The American Federation of Government Employees has announced that it is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.

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Federal Employee Groups Disgusted With President’s Proposed Pay Raise

By on September 2, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Groups Disgusted With President’s Proposed Pay Raise

Federal employee groups have been expressing their displeasure this week with the president’s proposed pay raise for 2016.

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Cox Reelected as AFGE National President

By on August 19, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Cox Reelected as AFGE National President

J. David Cox, Sr. will serve another three year term as the American Federation of Government Employees national president.

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NTEU Announces Election of New President

By on August 11, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) has announced that 25 year NTEU veteran Tony Reardon has been elected to serve as the union’s new president.

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The Good and the Bad Union Representative

By on August 10, 2015 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

What defines a “good” or “effective” labor organization and its leadership? The author says that he has recently been encountering a rash of agency officials with a profoundly negative experience of their employee representatives. He describes why he believes this to be the case and what he believes leads to these negative attitudes and experiences.

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Legislation Introduced to Closely Track Payment of Union Officials’ Salaries

By on May 28, 2013 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The federal government currently pays salaries of employees who spend time representing unions. Legislation has been introduced to eliminate this practice.

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An Election in Wisconsin and the ‘Perfect Storm’ for Federal Employees Still Gaining Strength

By on June 6, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Americans are increasingly polarized. Elections are becoming more hotly disputed with tempers fraying and lawyers and lawsuits becoming the “new normal.” At the heart of the matter, the role of government in America and the role of unions in government.

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A Perfect Storm for Federal Employee Pay and Benefits

By on February 22, 2011 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

“The Perfect Storm” was a riveting movie released in 2000. Federal employees have a front row seat while watching the political version of a perfect storm unfold. At stake in this scenario: your future pay and benefits.

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No Blood, No Foul, No Unfair Labor Practice

By on August 15, 2002 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments

Political battle arises over the creation of the Department of Homeland Security but this recent decision from the FLRA may give the Administration ammunition in its argument that the current program isn’t efficient or effective.

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