Association of Administrative Law Judges

(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

SSA reaches agreement with 3 unions over office reentry plans

The Social Security Administration has reached an agreement with its three unions on office reentry plans.

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SSA reaches deal to resume some in-person disability claims hearings starting in May

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Time to fix the hangnails of unresolved union negotiations

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Labor relations at the Social Security Administration are going from bad to worse

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With above average hurricane season possible, lawmakers want to make sure the Coast Guard is ready

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SSA law judges pile on another constitutional challenge against federal impasses panel

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Wedge between SSA, administrative law judges widens

Contract negotiations and a proposed rule change for disability appeal processing have widened the wedge between the SSA and its administrative law judges.

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Federal unions in a pickle

Unions facing pushback nearly everywhere they turn. And one battles an internal demon.

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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. A significant worsening in the financial condition of Social Security and Medicare and bitter political divisions among lawmakers who'd have try to find solutions have raised the level of concern around the government's latest status report on the two bedrock programs. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Negotiations between Social Security and administrative law judges’ union break down

In today’s Federal Newscast, there’s been another setback in negotiations between Social Security Administration management and its cadre of administrative law judges.

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