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NTEU TRIPS ITSELF UP ON CBP DISPUTE When Customs and Border Protection management decided to install new work stations for officers inspecting travelers, NTEU asked to bargain, and one of its demands was that officers be allowed to sit while … Continue reading

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DO UNION ATTORNEY FEES VIOLATE NONMEMBERS’ CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS? Labor unions are breathing a sigh of relief now that Justice Scalia chose an ultra-rightwing meeting of animal killers to steal the spotlight by following the groups’ prey to another place.  He … Continue reading

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IS THIS EMPLOYEE OWED $314,621.00, $95,186.00, OR $209,836.00? We just ran across a wonderful example of how easy it is to determine the proper amount of attorney fees under current law and regulation. We are sending it along for all … Continue reading

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UNIONS NEED AGENCY HELP ON ATTORNEY FEES There are more and more signs that employee attorneys, including union attorneys, are getting greedy on attorney fees.  Not long ago we posted a story entitled, “The $796.00 Per Hour Federal Job” to … Continue reading

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DEBT COLLECTION ACT REMEDIES & ATTORNEY FEES There have been a series of decisions recently highlighting those issues for which the Back Pay Act (BPA) remedies of interest and attorney fees do not apply. Few are any clearer than the … Continue reading

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THE $796.00 PER HOUR FEDERAL JOB Did you know that the feds routinely pay up to $796.00 per hour for some work? It is not for the President’s work. Obama only gets $200 an hour calculated against a work year … Continue reading

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