Monthly Archives: November 2018

KIKO-ABBOTT RIP UP ANOTHER ARBITRATION AWARD Continuing their campaign of overturning virtually any arbitrator award that dares to sustain a grievance, this dynamic duo of decisional dissembling has created yet another reasons for screwing over employees. Moreover, they did it … Continue reading

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EEOC REJECTS “LIP SERVICE” FOR THE DEAF/HOH (AN UPDATE) There is not any breaking news here or newly-established legal precedent—and that is sad. This post is about yet another fed who requested a sign language interpreter for a last-minute meeting … Continue reading

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CONGRATS TO NWSEO ON DECISION-MAKING OPENNESS It is easy to keep union members, even stewards and some officers, in the dark about what is happening in the bargaining table to revise the current term contract.  In fact, hoarding information about … Continue reading

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AN APPROACHING ATTORNEY FEE APOCALYPSE? Not long ago, deep inside the bowels of a management think tank on a well-guarded federal reservation, some LR managers noticed that in three virtually identical D.C. area, employee suspension cases won by the employees … Continue reading

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HOW KIKO AND ABBOTT CAN TORMENT THE GAY COMMUNITY We certainly are not advocating they do this; in fact, that would be terrible.  However, Kiko and Abbott have repeatedly proven their loyalty to the President who appointed them by gutting … Continue reading

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CHURCH LADY SMITES DOD Score another one for all the Sunday church-going Christians in their battle to spend their Sabbath worshiping.  This time DOD learned the hard way that it must offer a “reasonable accommodation” to allow employees to practice … Continue reading

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GRADE/STEP PAY SYSTEM INSUFFICIENT TO DEFEAT PAY DISCRIMINATION Most feds think that they cannot win an equal pay claim because the grade and step structure of the GS salary system is almost automatic.  But a Circuit Court recently decided that … Continue reading

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