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Category Archives: Union Rights
HOW ORGANIZED LABOR CHANGED AMERICA Labor Day weekend is upon us and most people have little idea why America has set aside a day to remember labor–or even what unions contributed. There are many answers to that question, but we … Continue reading
WHEN ARE UNION-EMPLOYEE CONVERSATIONS CONFIDENTIAL? The short answer is, “Most times, but not always.” The FLRA rolled out a decision recently making that crystal clear by endorsing management’s right to force a union representative to reveal to its investigators what … Continue reading
16 WAYS PROBATIONERS CAN APPEAL TERMINATIONS The single biggest lie told newly hired federal employees may be the words “Probationary employees have no rights.” The second biggest might be that there is nothing the union can do for them during … Continue reading
AN OPEN LETTER TO PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES Below is a letter you should copy and send to all probationary employees to undermine those who tell them that they have no rights.
EXCLUDING UNION REPS FROM CHOICE ASSIGNMENTS Almost every job has those few assignments that carry a lot of hidden benefits, e.g., they almost always earn those assigned a cash award, generate extra promotion points, or even almost automatically boost one’s … Continue reading
FIVE UNION RIGHTS YOU MAY NOT REMEMBER STEWARD ALERT! We all know that union activists cannot be fired, denied a benefit, or even poorly evaluated if the decision is based on or even related to our choice to be union … Continue reading
DEWEY PUBLICATIONS BOOK SALE DEWEY PUBLICATIONS specializes in federal sector labor relations material. You likely will find copies of one of more of their publications in management LR offices. DEWEY just announced that it is putting several titles on sale. … Continue reading
WHAT DO 27,000 LAWYERS TELL US ABOUT UNION POPULARITY? Martindale.com reports that 27,160 lawyers in this country make a living practicing labor or employment law. So, no one should think that our workforce has lost its interest in employee rights … Continue reading