Tag Archives: Termination

FLRA FUBAR: ARBITRATING PROBATIONARY TERMINATIONS In December 2011 the Authority had a chance in NTEU, 66 FLRA 416 to fix an error it made decades ago that denied unions and agencies the right to consolidate the numerous appeal options of … 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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PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEE INTERVIEW CHECKLIST If a probationary employee comes to the union for help because he/she is about to be or has been terminated, the union should go over the following issues with the employee to see if there are … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER TO PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES Below is a letter you should copy and send to all probationary employees to undermine those who tell them that they have no rights.

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