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HOW UNIONS CAN BOOST MEMBERSHIP AND OFFICIAL TIME Now that FSIP has announced that it is going to reduce unions’ official time allotment if the unions do not increase their activity on behalf of employees, unions need to step up … Continue reading

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THE AMAZING AFGE While there are things that AFGE could do better, it is hard to imagine it or any other federal employee union doing a better job at building membership year after year. In fact, we can’t find another … Continue reading

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CONGRATS TO NFFE, NWSEO & POPA Not long ago we spotlighted AFGE not only for its monstrous increase in net membership last year, but for over 15 consecutive years of net growth. If you believe that membership growth is the … Continue reading

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UNIONS USE TECHNOLOGY TO GROW MEMBERSHIP       Unions are getting smarter about recruiting new members and like every other institution in this country that means using more technology for everything—including membership growth. Here is a good summary piece on a larger … Continue reading

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HOW MANAGEMENT KEEPS UNION MEMBERSHIP LOW If you have been following us for a while you know we have often publicly expressed our anguish over union locals where the percentage of unit employees who are union members is less than … Continue reading

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WHAT SHOULD THIS EMPLOYEE’S PENALTY BE? The employee in this not-so-hypothetical story has been with TSA for just over a year working as a Financial Specialist.  Prior to that, he had 22 years in the military. On the day in … Continue reading

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SOLICITING MEMBERSHIP ON DUTY TIME While management seems to work very hard to avoid unions soliciting new members in work area or while anyone in the area is working, it is illegal to prevent it.  The FLRA has held that … Continue reading

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SF-1187 DOLLAR INCENTIVE CAMPAIGNS How much should national union leaders offer for each new SF-1187?  NTEU has offered $25.00 incentives, AFGE $50.00, and NFFE $100.00.  What is the right amount?

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