An American Federation of Government Employees local is suing the Trump administration, the Social Security Administration and the Federal Service Impasses Panel for violating an injunction on the president’s workforce executive orders.
The American Federation of Government Employees has sued the Federal Service Impasses Panel over its decision to rewrite major portions of the unions’ contract with the Social Security Administration. If AFGE is successful, the case could have significant implications for other federal employee unions engaged in agency negotiations.
A federal judge invalidated nine provisions of the President’s workforce executive orders in a ruling last August. But the U.S. Court of Appeals overturned that decision Tuesday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Bureau of Land Management is setting up new headquarters out west.
Federal unions generally dislike HR initiatives from the Trump administration. Bob Tobias at American University has some possible ways ahead.
The Federal Service Impasses Panel has weighed in another labor-management dispute, rewriting portions of a collective bargaining agreement between the Social Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees.
An arbitration panel decided mostly against the American Federation of Government Employees in an impasse with Social Security.
Acknowledging recent decisions may suggest otherwise, the chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority said the agency has no “anti-union bias.”
A decision from a federal impasses panel may set the stage for policy changes on telework and employee leave at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Without action from the president, the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations will expire at the end of the month.