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TSA, AFGE see milestone contract as ‘pivot point’ for frontline workforce

After signing a seven-year contract with TSA, AFGE leaders are now looking to get Title 5 rights cemented in law for tens of thousands of TSA employees.

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Congress calls for more details on federal telework in 2024 spending package

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White House presses agencies to use apprenticeships for skills-based hiring

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6-bill minibus rewards some agencies, while slashing budgets for others

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AFGE rallies for 7.4% federal employee pay raise, spending deal to avoid government shutdown  

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Proposal to reform pay for blue-collar feds gets committee approval, but concerns remain

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VA signs new labor agreement with AFGE, its first update in more than a decade

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VA, AFGE reach ‘historic’ settlement to reinstate, compensate thousands of wrongfully fired feds

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Hundreds of employees rally behind 8.7% proposed federal pay raise

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Union leaders, lawmakers call for expanded pay, benefits for federal workforce

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Initial plans to cap pay raise for hundreds of NSF employees gain major union pushback

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Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Washington, Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Al Drago/Pool Photo via AP)

Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year

In what has become tradition in recent years, a bicameral pair of Democrats proposed a bill to give most civilian federal employees an 8.7% pay raise in 2024.

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Why a continuing resolution is ‘not enough’ to resolve staff issues at SSA

The Social Security Administration wants to hire 4,000 new employees and drastically reduce processing times during 2023, but agency officials say they…

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AFGE heightens calls for major SSA workforce improvements at union rally

The American Federation of Government Employees held a rally on Oct. 26 to raise concerns about a workforce in “crisis” at the Social Security Administration.

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