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An unprecedented case arises on the status of a union of Park Service employees

The Federal Labor Relations Authority has to hear an unprecedented case, in for review. Normally, once a federal union is certified, no decertification…

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SSA, AFGE renegotiate agreement to give employees more official time

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AFGE advances grievance, claiming HUD preemptively denied remote work applications

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Feds’ pay lags 22.5% behind private sector, the Federal Salary Council reports

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Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing

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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2020 file photo, postal workers load their mail delivery vehicles at the Panorama city post office in Los Angeles. The Nov. 3 election will test California's commitment to voting by mail as the nation's most populous state will offer fewer in-person polling places hoping it will convince more people to cast ballots from the safety of their mailboxes during a pandemic. If it doesn't work, the state could see long lines and frustrated voters on Election Day compounded by coronavirus protocols that will make voting in person slower in a year expected to draw a big turnout. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Postal workers reminded they cannot profit from speeches, articles or books about official duties

In today’s Federal Newscast: It looks like DoD might be underreporting what it’s spending on cloud services. CISA can expect a huge budget increase next year.

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Veteran Affairs building near the White House in Washington, Feb. 14, 2018. An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Veterans Affairs employee union helps torpedo a plan to even think about rearranging VA facilities.

AFGE helped shoot down a plan for an independent review board to look at VA’s proposals for rearranging its nationwide map of facilities. First Executive…

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Feds and politics: Are both parties missing the point?

Bottom line: Both parties could be missing the boat (and vote) if they attack or ignore feds because they THINK they know their politics, but don’t!

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