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FLRA nominees pledge expeditious action on backlog of unfair labor practice complaints

The Federal Labor Relations Authority faces a backlog of unfair labor practice complaints, which have built over the last four years without a Senate-confirmed…

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Under new Biden initiative, agencies will do more to educate employees about collective bargaining

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(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2021, file photo resident of Harmony Court Assisted Living receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Jackson, Miss. With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the U.S., government advisers reconvened on Thursday, Sept. 23, to tackle the most contentious question yet: Exactly who should roll up their sleeves right away? (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Range of penalties possible for employees who don’t comply with federal vaccine mandate, attorneys say

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Border Patrol union looking to challenge the president’s vaccine mandate may have hit a dead end

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AFGE files new unfair labor practice charge against VA over collective bargaining

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(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Postal carrier Josiah Morse delivers mail and packages, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Portland, Maine. The U.S. Postal Service's stretch of challenges didn't end with the November general election and tens of millions of mail-in votes. The pandemic-depleted workforce fell further into a hole during the holiday rush, leading to long hours and a mountain of delayed mail. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

USPS says vaccination, testing requirements subject to ‘mandatory’ union negotiations

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The federal employee vaccination mandate has launched fresh arguments in Congress

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

20 years after 9/11, TSA officers renew calls for higher pay

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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, pedestrians cross into Juarez, Mexico as U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers of the Special Response Team unit, patrol the Paso del Norte Port of Entry in El Paso, Texas. The state of California is freeing up to $28 million to assist immigrants arriving at the state's border with Mexico to be released with notices to appear in court, marking a sharp contrast with other border states that have emerged as foes of President Joe Biden's immigration policies.(AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre, File)

Immigration judges struggling to work through inadequate technology, pandemic, union pushback

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Biden announces new slate of impasse panel members

President Biden announced his plans to nominate 10 new members to the Federal Service Impasses Panel, which attempts to resolve collective bargaining disputes…

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AP Photo/John Locher, FileFILE - In this Jan. 22, 2021, file photo, used vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine lay empty at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The U.S. government announced on Aug. 11, 2021 it will deliver Pfizer vaccines to the Caribbean. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Federal employees union give their take on the president’s new vaccine guidance

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employee unions are responding to President Biden’s new vaccine guidance.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Employee organization has some suggestions on how to achieve equal pay

In today’s Federal Newscast, new recommendations to the Office of Personnel Management from a federal employee-run organization are trying to close the pay gaps between men and women and among racial groups.

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