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We're hearing loud applause from at least one group for the proposed return to the definition of "inherently governmental."
One of the largest Federal employee labor unions is in the second day of its three-day legislative conference, held yearly in Washington. The National Treasury Employees Union is pressing for things like collective bargaining rights for Transportation Security Administration screeners while also expressing its concern for the safety of all feds at their workplaces.
Ever since the founding of the Transportation Security Administration, two federal employee unions have vied for the right to organize and represent TSA screeners at the bargaining table. Now, one of those unions has filed a petition to do just that, even though neither TSA or its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, have yet to officially endorse collective bargaining for the screeners.
With TSA ranked 213 out of 216 agencies overall and dead last in pay and benefits, would unionizing help?
11:59 tonight is the deadline for voting for the Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Awards.
Order would require every agency to have meetings where both management and labor representatives are present.
In recent years, human capital managers all over the federal government are coming to realize that they need to go the extra mile to recruit the new generation of feds, and keep them in the tent through their productive years. Now, in an exclusive report, FederalNewsRadio's Max Cacas reports that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, an agency already considered one of the "best places to work in the federal government", has negotiated a new contract with its biggest labor union including significant new scheduling flexibilities for almost all its workers.
Do you think that special hiring and intern programs are unfair to the majority of federal workers? If so, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you are not alone.
During a Senate hearing, OPM pledges to do a better job in the future of explaining that increases are very much possible. Enrollees have until Dec. 14 to make a decision about changing plans, but lawmakers, employee unions and others call for OPM to extend the deadline. John Hancock official says on average premiums will increase only $29.
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