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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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TSA, AFGE aim to expand workforce options in new 7-year contract

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Telework, agency funding still an ‘uphill battle’ after SSA, AFGE reach tentative agreement

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AFGE, Education resolve years of negotiations in settlement of over 20 disputes

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SSA, AFGE renegotiate agreement to give employees more official time

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After years of contentious negotiations, HHS, NTEU agree to labor relations reset

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VA restores official time to health care workforce, agrees to a reset with AFGE

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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

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(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

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After some agencies restore federal unions’ official time, new House bill would eliminate it

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this Spet. 18, 2019, file photo, the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. A Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental reviews for big projects is drawing heavy objections from African American and Latino communities.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

EPA details plans to restore collective bargaining with largest employee union

The Environmental Protection Agency and American Federation of Government Employees will revert back to some policies from a 2007 contract while they negotiate…

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VA announces plans to restore collective bargaining and official time

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday announced steps it would take to comply with a January executive order from President Joe Biden. The agency’s…

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(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

McDonough acknowledges productivity concerns with VA’s new EHR

Despite several delays, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he still believed the department could meet its $16 billion, 10-year plan to deploy a new electronic health record.

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