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Media set up before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its second public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Some arguments against the move for unionization on Capitol Hill

Backers say it’s needed in part because of low pay and high turnover on Capitol Hill. But not everyone thinks it’s a good idea.

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FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming The IRS will issue a fourth round of stimulus checks to Americans in February 2022. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

IRS makes rare call to set higher gas reimbursement rate for rest of 2022

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1,400 EEOC employees will return to the office, but union negotiations still ongoing

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White House task force recommends agencies get better at informing employees about union rights

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Biden task force releases report to strengthen labor unions

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

White House appoints leader of its response to mysterious ‘Havana Syndrome’

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Federal appeals court strikes down FLRA decision setting higher bar for union negotiations

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Federal appeals court overturns FLRA decision that limited mid-term bargaining for unions

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FLRA votes to block immigration judges union from collective bargaining

For an update, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the president of the National Association of Immigration Judges Mimi Tsankov.

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First pulse survey results are out and SSA didn’t do too well

The Social Security Administration came out last or nearly last in nearly every measure in the recent pulse survey that came out from the Office of Management…

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How 5 federal agencies are handling employee reentry in the new year — for now

Of the agency reentry plans that Federal News Network recently reviewed, it’s mostly managers and supervisors who appear primed to return to the office, at least for a day or two a week, in early January.

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