Monthly Archives: October 2021

UNION REP TEST #17 (Drafting Midterm Change Proposals) One of the very best things a union can do for employees is to stop implementation of an agency proposed change in working conditions until the union has fully explored the proposed … Continue reading

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IS “AGE HARASSMENT” ILLEGAL? Sexual harassment is a well-known and well-litigated matter.  Mainstream media write about it often and most employers have policies prohibiting it.  But how many have heard of “age harassment” or an age-hostile work environment?  Here is … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WHEN THE WORKLOAD SURGES Imagine that the folks in your department work under a critical element that requires them to close a claim no later than 10 days after it is placed in their inventory and that … Continue reading

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EXCLUDING UNION REPS FROM CHOICE ASSIGNMENTS Almost every job has those few assignments that carry hidden benefits, e.g., they almost always earn those assigned a cash award, generate extra promotion points, or even almost automatically boost one’s appraisal.  What right … Continue reading

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UNION REP TEST #16 (Right to be Reassigned) If you have read our posts from the beginning, you know that there are a few situations where the employee has a right to be reassigned and one of them is where … Continue reading

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