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A federal union claims the Environmental Protection Agency fired two scientists for trying to organize a union at the EPA’s National Exposure Research Lab in Athens, Ga.
Michael Jeffries, the chief information officer of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, said version 2 of the agency’s e-file system is based on user feedback and needs.
The National Weather Service Employees Organization condemned the Weather service for allegedly spying on online union meetings in a complaint filed with Federal Labor Relations Authority.
The Education Department ended negotiations on Friday with the American Federation of Government Employees and instead announced plans to implement its own terms. AFGE said it hasn’t agreed to those terms.
Eight former regional directors of the Federal Labor Relations Authority say the agency’s plan to close two regional offices by the end of the fiscal year is a blow to efficiency and may undo recent progress in the labor-management community.
My concern with respect to these executive orders is that they make civil service reform less likely. There are many areas where agreement between the right and left is a possibility. The issue of labor relations is not high on that list.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority reportedly told the American Federation of Government Employees this week that the Education Department did bargain in “bad faith” when it ended ground rules negotiations and implemented its own management document.