Monthly Archives: August 2017

AGENCY OPTIONS WHEN UNION LAWYERS LIE This is a hypothetical; any connection to facts you may know of is purely coincidental. We have a great deal of respect for most union leaders and generally wish them the best.  But every … 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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A MODEST PROPOSAL FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING REFORM Collective bargaining law, particularly 5 U.S.C. 7114(a)(1), should be changed to deny those unions that have chronically low membership the right to delay the implementation of agency proposed mid-term changes in the conditions … Continue reading

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ANOTHER PRESIDENTIAL BLUNDER HANDCUFFS AGENCY MANAGERS A basic law of physics is that for every action there is an equal  and opposite reaction. The President just reconfirmed his—let’s call it unfamiliarity–of that law by appointing the most anti-union group of … Continue reading

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AFGE’S GUTSY MOVE PAYS OFF FOR EVERYONE There are a few things that separate an average union representational effort from a super one, and one of them is whether its reps are creative, e.g., they do things, even risky things, … Continue reading

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