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Teamsters blog notes strong support for unions

A blog posted this month on the website of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters notes continuing strong public support for labor unions, drawing from several recent sources.

Union leader issues call for action for postal workers

The largest of the employee unions representing U.S. Postal Service employees—the American Postal Workers Union—has drawn a line in the sand it hopes to defend throughout coming negotiations on worker contracts.

BOP in need of additional staff to meet ICE detainee demands

The massive influx of new Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees is making matters worse for an already understaffed workforce at the federal Bureau of Prisons.

13 unions now suing President Trump

As of June 13, there were 13 unions representing federal employees a part of a lawsuit seeking an injunction from the court to block implementation of three executive orders issued by President Trump last month.

USPS exempt from Trump's workforce executive orders

A major postal employee union has confirmed that the U.S. Postal Service will not be affected by recent workforce executive orders targeting official time and employee performance.

Second union files lawsuit over executive orders

The National Treasury Employees Union has become the second federal employee union to challenge the president’s recent executive orders targeting federal employees.

NTEU reacts to recent executive orders targeting feds

The National Treasury Employees Union president is calling the three executive orders released by Trump last week a “threat” to the federal workforce and the federal government as a whole.

House advances BOP gun locker bill

A bill named after a slain Bureau of Prisons employee has passed the House of Representatives and aims to protect BOP employees on their commutes to and from work.

Use of 'official time' on the rise

More federal employees are using official time to conduct union activities, according the latest report by the Office of Personnel Management.

AFGE claims victory for TSA workers in Orlando

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority has voted to rescind a previous vote to begin the process of privatizing airport security.

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