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UNION REP TEST #14- (Back Pay Entitlement) Many grievances are about getting back pay for employees, which makes it very important that practitioners know what can and cannot be done with back pay. Unfortunately, there are a lot of traps … Continue reading

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EMPLOYEE WINS BACK PAY RETROACTIVE TO 1996 Don’t let anyone ever tell you that a good labor relations fight is not worth the time and effort.  We just saw a case where someone applied for a job in 1996, was … Continue reading

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AFGE WINS $35 MILLION IN BACK PAY FOR EPA MEMBERS Laborradio.org just reported that the AFGE Council of locals in the Environmental Protection Administration has settled a grievance for $35 million in retroactive overtime pay.  EPA management had told these … Continue reading

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BLACKBERRY & SMARTPHONE OVERTIME; MANAGER JAILED MEMBER ALERT!     Employers get zillions of hours of work each year from employees who access their e-mail account on their own time to either answer e-mails, clear backlogs or just link up related messages … Continue reading

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PART-TIMERS OWED BACKPAY On August 23, 2011, OPM issued final regulations implementing a court decision requiring the payment of Sunday premium pay to part-time employees, as well as to full-time employees.  The decision was Fathauer v. United States. 

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FLRA BOOSTS TELEWORK REMEDIES   Few things are as frustrating as winning a grievance, arbitration or ULP only to find that the sole remedy imposed is an order that management not violate the law or contract again.  FLRA claims that remedies … Continue reading

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