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AFGE FORCES AGENCY TO PAY INCENTIVE AWARDS A tip of the hat to the victory AFGE tied up this week forcing an agency to pay incentive awards. (AFGE, 68 FLRA 1049) The contract merely said, “only when and if the … Continue reading

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SEQUESTRATION AND RIF With the curtains about to roll back on the annual budget theatrics for us, it is time to think about what role labor law plays in it. The most dreaded response to a budget shortfall from any … Continue reading

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HOW TO LOSE MILLIONS FOR MEMBERS Recently, an agency served notice on each of the two unions that represent its employees that it plans to cut the funding of its awards program nearly in half. It currently distributes annually an … Continue reading

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HOW TO CHALLENGE FURLOUGH PROPOSALS Thousands of feds are facing notices of proposed furloughs and the dilemma of whether or not to challenge them via the oral/written reply process or beyond.   A challenge is more likely to pay off than … Continue reading

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BARGAINING OVER SEQUESTRATION’S IMPACT If your union has not demanded to bargain over the impact of the pending sequestration, do not wait much longer.  The odds of it happening are so high that the union should put in its demand … Continue reading

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SEQUESTRATION: WHAT UNION LEADERS NEED TO KNOW If we fall off the cliff, “sequestration” will be a word union leaders use often over the next few months. There are two documents you might want to be aware of at the … Continue reading

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