Tag: Unions

Legislation Introduced to Closely Track Payment of Union Officials’ Salaries

By on May 28, 2013 2:11 PM 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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Federal Government Shaken by NFFE Threat?

By on March 6, 2013 6:57 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The NY Post published a piece recently quoting a Federal union official to the effect that there would be payback for any problems caused by sequestration. The Author suggests the Post get a grip on its reporting and that Federal unions might just want to read up on the law and some ancient history.

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Postal Unions Livid About Elimination of Saturday Delivery

By on February 6, 2013 2:39 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments

Two Postal Service unions are unhappy about the Postal Service’s decision to eliminate Saturday mail delivery with one even going so far as to call for the Postmaster General’s dismissal.

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

By on June 6, 2012 12:52 PM 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 9:21 AM 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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10 Things Every Manager and Supervisor Must Know if the Organization’s Employees are Represented by a Union: Part Two

By on April 6, 2008 11:42 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The article tests your labor relations savvy. You’ve answered the questions, now compare your answers with those of the author.

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Federal Unions and Their Paid Representatives: What Do You Know about Them and What Do You Think about Their Role?

By on September 27, 2007 7:43 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

This article describes some of the characteristics of a Federal union its paid representatives. The author invites readers to comment on questions posed by the article concerning the role and access to services given to federal employee unions by federal agencies.

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Don’t Want NSPS? Join A Union!

By on March 6, 2007 6:47 AM in Current Events, Human Resources with 0 Comments

As NSPS is challenged in court, DoD is moving out by scrupulously avoiding unionized employees. This gives thousands of DoD professionals a way out–they can form a bargaining unit.

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Is it Time to Stop Subsidizing Federal Unions with Tax Money?

By on July 19, 2006 8:25 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Federal agencies spend millions of dollars each year to subsidize federal employee unions. The reasons for the continued subsidies are complex. The author poses the question: Is it time to stop subsidizing federal employee labor unions?

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New Rules for Federal Unions

By on June 5, 2006 8:21 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Department of Labor has issued new rules that require union members be notified of their rights as members of a union.

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