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

The Education Department and the American Federation of Government Employees moved forward with a new collective bargaining agreement, restoring many union-related…

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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

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VA announces plans to restore collective bargaining and official time

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

Agencies that implemented policies from President Trump’s 2018 workforce orders should work with federal unions to write new bargaining provisions, the…

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New VA secretary ‘digging in’ on agency’s collective bargaining challenges

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he hasn’t made any decisions yet on how he’ll approach collective bargaining, but he’s meeting with…

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(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)A nurse prepares a syringe of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a nationwide vaccination campaign, at the Saint George Hospital, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Lebanon launched its inoculation campaign after receiving the first batch of the vaccine — 28,500 doses from Brussels with more expected to arrive in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Agencies should offer leave to federal employees to get vaccines, new task force says

Agencies should offer administrative leave to federal employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force says. The task force also suggested employees who ignore the mask mandate could face disciplinary action.

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