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THANKS AGAIN AFGE AFGE’s General Counsel shop has shown, once again, how aggressively it is going to protect federal employees.  When the Office of the Special Counsel put out Hatch Act advice warning feds not to show any support for “resisting” … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES A USERRA VIOLATION LOOK LIKE? Most everyone knows a law was passed in the 90’s protecting federal employees who are also armed services members or veterans from discrimination. But we suspect not many feel confident that they could … Continue reading

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EXAMPLES OF PROHIBITED PERSONNEL PRACTICES Unions can grieve to enforce any of the law’s Prohibited Personnel Practice. We can include them in a grievance along with allegations that the contract was violated as well as that there was a ULP. … Continue reading

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ATTENTION PROBATIONERS! A while ago we outlined 16 different ways a probationary employee can challenge his/her termination even though the urban legend is that probationers have no rights and there is nothing a union can do for them.  Check out … Continue reading

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