Randy Erwin

  • Unions sue VA over decision to cut official time for some employees

    Federal unions have filed a joint lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the same venue where the organizations saw success with their recent legal challenge of the President’s executive orders.

  • Recent court ruling on Trump EOs may set up further debate over federal collective bargaining

    With the federal district court’s late-Friday ruling, unions are declaring victory and asking agencies to immediately return to the status quo before the president issued his three executive orders. But change may be a long time coming.

  • Legal challenges mount against Trump’s workforce executive orders, as 13 unions file joint lawsuit

    The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is leading a coalition of 13 unions in another lawsuit against the president’s recent workforce executive orders.

  • Employment attorneys see more proposed firings, fewer settlements under VA Accountability Act

    The Veterans Affairs Department recently clarified its disciplinary data, which the department posts publicly on its website every two weeks.

  • Unions disappointed, but not surprised by Trump decision to disband labor-management forum

    President Donald Trump disbanded the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, eliminating a formal advisory panel designed to create better relationships between agency management and labor.

  • Will you soon be able to invest annual leave in your TSP?

    This week, Mike Causey talks with Dan Adcock, legislative director of the National Active Retired Federal Employees, about where legislation is in the House that would allow you to move unused annual leave into your TSP after leaving federal service. Then, Randy Erwin of the National Federation of Federal Employees talks about why some in Congress are keen on freezing federal pay and benefits. Encore presentation

  • How to maximize your investment portfolio

    Wanna be a millionaire by the time you retire? This week on Your Turn, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks with investment guru Allan Roth about how you might be able to achieve that goal. Also, there’s a lot happening on Capitol Hill, including discussion of some bills that could affect your pay & benefits. Randy Erwin of the National Federation of Federal Employees fills us in.

  • Is There Life After the NSPS?

    Six years ago all sorts of people were fighting to prevent the National Security Personnel System from being implemented. Now, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey notes some people are saying that it worked well and is being buried prematurely.

  • 3 Steps to a Million $$$ TSP Account

    Building a TSP account worth a million dollars or more is not rocket science according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. He’s got the three-step formula which he outlines in today’s column.