This week, Nathan Abse interviews Kate Bronfenbrenner, the Director of Labor Education Research at Cornell University, about a key case before the Supreme Court— Janus vs. the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
The American Federation of Government Employees is speaking out against a plan for the Orlando airport that could leave more than one thousand Transportation Security Officers unemployed.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday, Feb. 26, in a long-creeping case likely to determine the financial health and power of government employee unions and the union movement for years to come.
A nonpartisan coalition of former state and federal officials, scientists, lawyers and engineers is warning that proposed cuts at the Environmental Protection Agency would have a significantly negative impact on the agency’s functions.
The largest postal employee organization is rallying support for all working people to participate in demonstrations and events to be held across the country Saturday, Feb. 24, to show solidarity and demand adequate on-the-job safety and pay for all workers in the country.
Federal employee unions have begun to respond to the State of the Union address—which spotlighted legislative and policy proposals that—if enacted—would shake the foundations of the federal civil service.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) has introduced the same legislation for the last four years, a bill that will provide federal employees a pay raise at the beginning of the new year, and his fight for 2019 is no different.
Customs and Border Protection is running far short of the staffing level it needs to run safely and effectively, according to the National Treasury Employees Union, which represents tens of thousands of CBP employees.
The National Treasury Employees Union has reacted to passage of the new tax overhaul in Congress with a strong statement of need for greater resources at the agency that must implement the heavy revamp of the system.
The latest bang on the head of federal employees and their unions comes from the Office of Personnel Management—which, recently issued a memo suggesting that management can stop honoring collective bargaining agreements.