Category Archives: Safety/Health

MASKS, FACIAL HAIR, QUAL STANDARDS, AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN EMPLOYEES EEOC just issued a new decision involving African-American employees and qualification standards. It is a familiar story about the difficulty those employees often have when required to be clean shaven in case … Continue reading

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16 WAYS PROBATIONERS CAN APPEAL TERMINATIONS The single biggest lie told newly hired federal employees may be the words “Probationary employees have no rights.”  The second biggest might be that there is nothing the union can do for them during … Continue reading

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NEW WORKPLACE VIOLENCE RULES MEMBER ALERT!     Employers are now required by a new federal regulation to minimize the potential for workplace violence, whether it comes from members of the public seeking help, co-workers, or anyone else allowed into a workplace. 

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