More Participation for Union in Meetings

July 22, 2015:  Following an Unfair Labor Practice charge, the Agency agreed to settle the case rather than dispute its violation at hearing.  Giving rise to the dispute was Connecticut Management’s threats against Senior Steward Robert Speed for his informing his co-workers at a meeting of the Union’s position that the Acquisition Review Panel implementation […]

House Committee Seeks to Strip Federal Employee Due Process Protections

On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Representative Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, conducted a legislative markup hearing that had a slew of disastrous bills forced through by the GOP-led majority on the committee. While numerous pieces of legislation considered by the committee on Tuesday are cause for concern, one bill in particular […]

1.3% Pay Increase Final in Spending Bill, Looking Ahead to 2016

Congress passed a government funding bill for 2016, eliminating the possibility of a government shutdown in 2015, and a 1.3 percent pay adjustment goes into effect for federal employees on Jan. 1. Heading into the year-end appropriations discussions, federal employees had reason for concern with House Speaker Paul Ryan at the head of the negotiations. […]

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