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OPM releases long-awaited report on official time

After months of urging from lawmakers, the Office of Personnel Management released a new report on official time, including data from fiscal year 2012. Official time hours totaled nearly 3.5 million in FY 2012, with cost estimates at $157 million, according to OPM's data.

Tags: OPM , official time , workforce , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 10:58am EDT

Unions want more say in agency operations

Can a national council in Washington improve labor relations on agencies' front lines?

Tags: National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations , Michael Filler , Teamsters , J. David Cox Sr. , AFGE , Emily Kopp , Veterans Affairs Department

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 02:42pm EDT
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Obama appoints new members to labor-management council

President Barack Obama has appointed four new members to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. Leaders from the Teamsters, American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Education Association and National Association of Government Employees will advise the President on federal labor relations.

Tags: National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations , Barack Obama , management , workforce , Ariel Levin-Waldman

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 08:39am EDT

Obama appoints new members to labor-management council

President Barack Obama has appointed four new members to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. Union leaders from the Teamsters, American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Education Association and National Association of Government Employees will advise the President on federal labor relations.

Tags: National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations , J. David Cox , Michael Filler , David Holway , H.T. Nguyen

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:18pm EDT

VA's Gould moves the needle on many of VA's toughest challenges

Scott Gould's last day as the deputy secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department is today. In four years, Gould said he believes VA is a better place and does more to help veterans. He said the claims backlog is unacceptable, but the agency is making progress.

Tags: management , Scott Gould , VA , veterans disability claims backlog , VBMS , veterans homelessness , Jason Miller , exclusive

Friday - 05/17/2013, 05:27am EDT
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Unions frustrated by slow-roll of some labor-management forums

At the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations meeting, several employee representatives said the time has come for the committee to put more pressure on agencies to have more of the collaborative forums up and running well. During a time of budget reductions, possible furloughs and a government shutdown, the unions say the forums provide a way for agencies to better manage all of these fiscal challenges.

Tags: management , workforce , John Berry , OPM , Danny Werfel , OMB , Scott Gould , VA , David Kappos , Patent and Trademark Office , Bill Dougan , NFFE , Michael Filler , International Brotherhood of Teamsters , David Holway , National Association of Government Employees , Robert Budens , Patent Office Professional Association , National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relat , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 05:54am EST
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Suggestions for federal labor-management relations

New white paper from three federal policy experts offers ideas for implementing new executive order.

Tags: management , executive order , American University , Robert Tobias

Tuesday - 02/16/2010, 03:58pm EST
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Lawmakers at odds over 'official time'

House Oversight and Government Reform members disagreed on the whether federal employees should perform union activities during the work day. A bill banning official time has been introduced which AFGE says would all but end collective bargaining rights.

Tags: pay and benefits , Stephen Lynch , Dennis Ross , Phil Gingrey , Tim Curry , OPM , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , John Gage , AFGE , Vincent Vernuccio , Competitive Enterprise Institute , official time , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 07:51am EDT
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