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AAGGGHHHH!  WHY DO UNION REPS MAKE THIS MISTAKE? A while ago we posted an article entitled, “How to Lose Millions For Members.”  It explained that from all appearances the union had missed the opportunity to stop management from taking away … Continue reading

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QUESTION: WHEN IS A PIP A ULP?  ANSWER: Almost always.

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INADEQUATE AGENCY NOTICE GIVES UNION A BIG BARGAINING BONUS (PT. 2) NEGOTIATOR ALERT!     What does it mean for the union when management gives it advance notice of a proposed change, but the notice omits some of the details?  It means … Continue reading

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NO AGENCY NOTICE GIVES UNION BIG BARGAINING BONUS (PT. 1) NEGOTIATOR ALERT!     Managers often fail to give the union advance specific notice of a pending change in conditions of employment.  That is a fact of life every union leader learns … Continue reading

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GRIEVING NON-SELECTION FOR PROMOTION (Part 3-ULPs) Another kind of discrimination management must avoid is anti-union animus or discrimination.  Title 5 USC 7116(a)(2) makes it an unfair labor practice for management “to encourage or discourage membership in any labor organization by … Continue reading

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