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ARBITRATORS, WAVE GOOD-BYE TO LAFFEY One of the great things an arbitrator can do for a union is award it Laffey Matrix attorney fees for winning a case.  That can mean up to $894.00 for each hour the union attorney … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SINKHOLE OPENS UNDER LAFFEY’S USEFULNESS The D.C Circuit just overturned a District Court decision that held that the Laffey Matrix was not appropriate for reimbursing attorneys in a D.C. discrimination class action case.  The lower court ordered the parties … Continue reading

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REMEMBER, LAFFEY IS NOT ENOUGH A good attorney working for a union cannot only make arbitrations virtually cost free, but also build up a sizeable litigation fund for the union when bigger threats appear—if they know how to properly petition … Continue reading

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AGENCY ATTORNEY FEE ASSAULT SHIFTS INTO OVERDRIVE It is no secret that agencies are pushing harder than ever to reduce the costs of collective bargaining, and one of the most aggressive assaults is against a union rep’s right to get … Continue reading

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THE $796.00 PER HOUR FEDERAL JOB Did you know that the feds routinely pay up to $796.00 per hour for some work? It is not for the President’s work. Obama only gets $200 an hour calculated against a work year … Continue reading

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