Unions

Immigration Judges Say the FLRA Made Up Rules to Decertify Union

In its appeal in federal circuit court, the National Association of Immigration Judges accused the Federal Labor Relations Authority’s then-Republican majority of already deciding to decertify the union before considering arguments in the case.

The FLRA Issues Another Complaint Against EEOC, This Time Over Tampa Union Evictions

Officials with the union representing EEOC employees said a steward was kicked out of their agency-provided office space after highlighting long-running anti-union animus by management at the Tampa field office.

America Is in the Middle of a Labor Mobilization Moment – with Self-Organizers at Starbucks, Amazon, Trader Joe’s and Chipotle behind the Union Drive

Public support for unions is at a near 60-year high. Meanwhile, self-organizers at major American chains are spearheading a new movement to mobilize.

The Biden Administration Moves to Make Unions More Accessible to Federal Contractors

This carries out a recommendation from the White House task force on worker organizing. 

NTEU: Federal Employees Need Security, Not Scorn

Union leader asks agency heads to conduct a thorough review of all security protocols and protections at their work sites.

A Union is Calling on the VA to Replace Its Chief Negotiator Following Trump-esque Bargaining Demands

Despite edicts from President Biden and VA Secretary Denis McDonough to establish more collaborative labor-management relations and empower labor groups, the department continues to push for a contract that closely mirrors the former president’s anti-union executive orders.

Here’s Where Federal Employee Unions Can Look to Expand Their Ranks

According to new data from the Office of Personnel Management, nearly 300,000 federal employees are eligible to form unions but haven’t.

TSA Union Local Leader Gets House Arrest for Misappropriating Funds

The president of a union local in Boston pleaded guilty to using nearly $30,000 in union funds for personal purposes.

A Union Is Urging Support for TSA Workforce Reform in the Defense Policy Bill

The American Federation of Government Employees also said they oppose a plan to delay the Defense Department’s return to one-year probationary periods for new employees.

Unions, Employee Groups and Lawmakers Condemn Threats of Violence Against Feds

The FBI’s search of President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago has spurred anti-government sentiment on online forums.

The Federal Labor Authority Has Substantiated Union Accusations against EEOC Over Reentry

The federal anti-discrimination agency said it was committed to bargaining “in good faith” with its labor representatives but stopped short of committing to roll back its unilaterally implemented reentry plan.

An Appeals Court Has Once Again Overruled a Trump-era FLRA Policy

Shortly before the 2020 election, labor authority Republicans had unraveled decades of precedent, finding that agencies may begin implementing new governmentwide rules when union contracts are extended for the purposes of negotiating a new agreement.

An Immigration Judges Union That Was Busted by the Trump Administration Is Seeking A New Election

The National Association of Immigration Judges is pursuing two tracks to becoming recertified as a federal employee union and recognized by management at the Justice Department.

AFGE Will Split from Its ICE Union Over Ideological Divide

A union council representing Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees has been agitating to become independent, although the move presents risks for the group.

Ketanji Brown Jackson, A Defender of Federal Union Rights, is Now A Supreme Court Justice

The first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court once sided with federal employee unions in a legal challenge against the Trump administration.

GovExec Daily: What the TSP Changes Mean For Feds

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the ways the retirement savings plan is shifting, on the board and with its service provider.