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Category Archives: Back Pay
BARGAINING FOR BACK PAY Generally, there is only one way to get back pay. You have to file a grievance, charge or some other allegation against management and, absent settlement, get an authorized neutral, such as an arbitrator, to order … Continue reading
IMPORTANT OT BACK PAY PRECEDENT FLRA just added some clarity to the issue of when are employees entitled to back pay. In NTEU, 66 FLRA 1024 the employee had been denied the right to work overtime because there was a … Continue reading
WINNING OVERTIME COMPENSATION GRIEVANCES The FLRA is obligated to impose remedies that make employees whole for harm suffered due to contract violations or ULPs as well as impose remedies that discourage continued violations. It recently reminded everyone what employees and … Continue reading
WHAT CAN BACK PAY AND DAMAGES INCLUDE? You will be surprised to see what can be included and it all depends on how you draft the grievance.
DAMAGE TO EMPLOYEE’S PROFESSIONAL REPUTATION COSTS AGENCY $4,000 EEOC just issued another decision awarding an employee $4,000 in damages for the “embarrassment, frustration, social isolation, and injury to his professional reputation” he suffered when his manager confronted him about his … Continue reading
GRIEVING NON-SELECTION FOR PROMOTION (Pt. 4 – Regs) At this point, the union has built a grievance that levels allegations of contract violations, probably a discrimination charge, and perhaps a ULP. But there is at least one more claim it … Continue reading