Monthly Archives: January 2013

THE “COVERED-BY” DEFENSE MUTATES Those of you who have to deal with the “covered-by” defense to a bargaining demand should take a look at the most recent private sector decision.    It creates a third version of the doctrine that you … Continue reading

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LOOK AT WHAT THE NLRB JUST DID TO BARGAINING LAW Although only FLRA sets legal policy for federal sector bargaining, it tends to follow what the NLRB does for private sector employees.  Consequently, a recent Board decision might mean substantial … Continue reading

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CBP/DHS, LIKE A FISH, IS ROTTING FROM THE HEAD FIRST Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Service employees are among the country’s most vital feds. It is their job to stop terrorists and crooks from getting in while keeping out illegal … Continue reading

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