Unions

  • When it comes to the Thrift Savings Plan is the government limiting how much investors can make or is it protecting them from themselves? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks about the lack of investment options in the federal 401(k) plan.

    May 25, 2010
  • Bryan Lowry President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals Steve Ressler Founder and President, GovLoop

    May 20, 2010
  • An upcoming conference features theme-based workshops led by prominent whistleblowers and good government organizations, a national security panel with star whistleblowers in the industry and more! Tom Devine with the Government Accountability Project has details.

    May 20, 2010
  • Senate passes a bill that calls for many of the same changes the administration is asking for. House committee wants more answers about how the reforms would affect the hiring of veterans. OPM promises more answers in 90 days.

    May 20, 2010
  • Wanna be a millionaire by the time you retire? This week on Your Turn, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks with investment guru Allan Roth about how you might be able to achieve that goal. Also, there\'s a lot happening on Capitol Hill, including discussion of some bills that could affect your pay & benefits. Randy Erwin of the National Federation of Federal Employees fills us in.

    May 19, 2010
  • Putting manure on strawberries produces excellent results, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it can be quite a disappointment if you were expecting cream and sugar.

    May 13, 2010
  • The National Treasury Employees Union is asking the federal court to end the Federal Career Intern Program (FCIP). NTEU national president Colleen Kelley explains.

    May 06, 2010
  • The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations miss a deadline to report to President Obama by at least 30 days. They need more time to figure out how to give managers and rank-and-file feds a place where they can sit down and discuss common problems.

    May 06, 2010
  • Employee union claims agencies have abused their privileges and OPM has done nothing to stop them. NTEU says the Federal Career Internship Program flies in the face of merit system hiring principles.

    April 30, 2010
  • James Cameron Director, \"Avatar\" John Berry Director, Office of Personnel Management Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) Sharon Pinnock Director, AFGE Membership and Organization Department Perry Pidgeon Hooks President, Hooks Book Events Bob Hill Financial Advisor, First Command

    April 29, 2010
  • Vincent Gray D.C. Council Chairman J. David Cox AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer Jane Nygaard AFGE 8th District National Vice President Marilyn Park AFGE Legislative Representative

    April 22, 2010
  • Six years ago all sorts of people were fighting to prevent the National Security Personnel System from being implemented. Now, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey notes some people are saying that it worked well and is being buried prematurely.

    April 22, 2010
  • Beth Moten AFGE Legislative and Political Director Philip Dine Author, \"State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen the Middle Class, Improve our Economy, and Regain Political Influence\"

    April 15, 2010
  • AFGE and NTEU see areas where OPM could improve the federal human resources processes, but believe a major overhaul is not necessary. AFGE calls for more steps in the GS system and a broader use of career ladders. NTEU wants managers to receive more and better training on the how to best use the current HR processes.

    April 09, 2010

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