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Rep. calls for end to ‘official time,’ unions continue pushback

For the past few years, unions and pro-organized labor advocates of federal employees have faced increasing pressures on decades-old law protecting union activities.

Postal group files lawsuit over pay

The National Association of Postal Supervisors has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal service on the behalf of nearly 50,000 managers, supervisors, postmasters and other professional and administrative employees who the group says are owed back pay.

New legislation would eliminate 'official time'

With ‘official time’ being top issue of concern under the Trump Administration, legislation introduced last week would eliminate its use altogether.

Report: Challenging recent workforce EOs decision could take months, years

Labor leaders are expected in coming weeks to ask for a review of the decision by a federal appeals court to reinstate President Trump’s controversial workforce executive orders that weaken feds’ collective bargaining rights, but such requests are rarely granted and the examinations could take several years,

Court reinstates controversial workforce EOs

A federal court on July 16 reinstated President Donald Trump’s controversial workforce executive orders that aim to make it easier to fire federal workers and restrict their collective bargaining rights.

WH win on executive orders—but unions fight on

The White House scored a procedural win this month in defending several executive orders currently under challenge by federal employee unions and advocates.

Trump's workforce EOs reinstated

A federal court on July 16 reinstated President Donald Trump’s controversial workforce executive orders that aim to make it easier to fire federal workers and restrict their collective bargaining rights.

Proposed rule would change union dues policy

The Federal Labor Relations Authority is seeking public comment on whether it should make changes to how union dues are collected from federal employees.

Bill would add CBP staff at ports of entry

Some help might be on the way for CBP as a bill in Congress proposes an additional 240 agriculture specialists.

Study: Political influence is endangering mission at DOJ

Watchdog groups and a member of Congress are raising concerns about too much outside influence on the Justice Department and they have an idea on how to address it.

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