Everett Kelley

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

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

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Long-term implications of AFGE’s ‘difficult decision’ to disclaim ICE officers’ union chapter

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Federal groups, unions back paid leave for feds seeking abortion services

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OPM outlines more steps for agencies to highlight collective bargaining rights for feds

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AFGE confirms 600 COVID-19 deaths, stresses safety in office reentry plans

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Biden calls for ‘vast majority’ of federal employees to return to office as COVID-19 conditions improve

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Returning to the office will not solve the backlogs lawmakers are worried about

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

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Agencies should delay toughest penalties for unvaccinated federal employees, Biden administration says

The Biden administration on Monday encouraged agencies to delay suspensions and firings for employees who fail to comply with the federal vaccine mandate…

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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa.  Millions of U.S. workers now have a Jan. 4 deadline to get a COVID vaccine. The federal government on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 announced new vaccine requirements for workers at companies with more than 100 employees as well as workers at health care facilities that treat Medicare and Medicaid patients.. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

AFGE asks White House to delay federal vaccine mandate deadline for employees

The largest federal employee union is urging the Biden administration to push back an upcoming deadline for executive branch workers to comply with the…

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Under new Biden initiative, agencies will do more to educate employees about collective bargaining

The White House on Wednesday announced new steps agencies will take to better inform prospective federal employees, new hires and current workers about their collective bargaining rights — and provide more details on how they can become active dues-paying union members if they choose.

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