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NEWEST IRS-NTEU TERM AGREEMENT NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE One of the federal sector’s bellwether agreements has been renegotiated, implemented and put out there for other units to review. Those of you entering your own term negotiations might want to look it … Continue reading

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DO DOD EMPLOYEES NEED NTEU AND/OR DOES NTEU NEED THEM? If you follow the NTEU National newsletter you have seen that the delegates at its upcoming August convention are going to consider whether or not the National President should retain … Continue reading

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FORMER EXECUTIVE VP PROPOSES NTEU CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS Frank Ferris, former National Executive VP of NTEU, spent 38 years with NTEU operating under a union constitution put in place in the mid-60s.  The 60’s were very different times for NTEU.  It … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT KELLEY RETIRES FROM NTEU Colleen Kelley, a fixture around NTEU for decades, announced today that she will leave office this August. She first made an impact as president of the NTEU IRS chapter in Pittsburgh, PA where she nearly … Continue reading

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BIG YEAR AHEAD FOR NTEU NTEU has a very big year ahead of it.  It could be about to elect a new national president, its largest unit (IRS) will continue to get pummeled by Congressman Issa and others as part … Continue reading

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KEN MOFFETT, JR. TAKES OVER NTEU NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT We did not see a formal public announcement about this, but are delighted to hear that Ken Moffett, Jr. has taken over as NTEU’s Director of Negotiations. (He replaces Frank Ferris, who … Continue reading

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THE RIGHT TO SWAP JOBS We noticed that this issue is causing some strife inside the AFGE Border Patrol Council, which only confirms that the right to swap jobs is a critical collective bargaining issue.

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THE NTEU-AFGE RACE CONTINUES AT DHS Not long ago we posted a piece entitled, “LR’s ‘Biggest Losers.””  It was about how the LR decision-making at DHS is so poor that NTEU has a .789 winning percentage against DHS and AFGE … Continue reading

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ARE YOU “GETTIN’ ENOUGH”— FROM GRIEVANCES? (Part 1) One of the first mistakes a union can make when drafting a grievance is to not ask for enough of a remedy. Not only does the grievant potentially lose something she might … Continue reading

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BARGAINING OVER WORKLOAD CHANGES The FLRA decided to once again defy common sense and only time (and a federal circuit court) will tell which one prevails.  The outcome will determine whether unions have the right to negotiate over changes in … Continue reading

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