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Work time spent on union activities at a 7-year high for feds

OPM issued its fiscal 2011 Official Time report. The data shows employees, on average, spent 2.82 hours on union-related work during official hours. The cost of official time also increased by almost 12 percent.

Tags: workforce , OPM , official time , Phil Gingrey , Dennis Ross , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , congress , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/18/2013, 05:11am EST
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Amid widespread decline, fed membership in unions down slightly

Of the more than 3.5 million workers employed by the federal government in 2012, about 956,000 - or 26.9 percent - were members of unions, according to the BLS data. That's a slight decline from 2011, when 28.1 percent of federal workers were union members.

Tags: workforce , BLS , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 03:36pm EST

VA stops downgrading its low-wage health care support staff

After protesters marched to the White House, VA's Human Resources Management Office issued a letter calling for a "temporary stand down on changes to lower grade actions."

Tags: pay and benefit , AFGE , John Gage , VA , Keith BieryGolick

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 05:45pm EDT

Unions denounce FAA bill compromise

Union leaders on Monday denounced a deal in Congress that would make it harder for them to organize airline and railroad workers, saying it was reached without their input.

Tags: congress , House , Senate , FAA , Transportation , FAA reauthorization , John Mica , Harry Reid

Monday - 01/30/2012, 07:51pm EST

BLS: Public sector union membership 5 times higher than private sector

In 2011, more than 28 percent of federal employees were union members. That's in contrast to less than 7 percent of unionized employees in the private sector.

Tags: BLS , Bill Fletcher , AFGE , Dennis Ross , official time

Monday - 01/30/2012, 10:45am EST

AFGE's strategy for 'good government' hinges on 2012 elections

With no end to lawmakers' fedbashing in sight, the American Federation of Government Employees is looking forward to 2012's presidential and Congressional elections. "Federal workers are a sane, responsible group of citizens. They vote in big numbers," AFGE President John Gage told Federal News Radio.

Tags: Emily Kopp , John Gage , AFGE , Labor , workforce , congress , 2011 and Beyond , election

Friday - 12/23/2011, 02:04pm EST
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Obama extends labor-management council to 2013

Unions, management associations and agencies will continue to meet through September 2013 to discuss issues from employee evaluations to bargaining over office space and technology. President Barack Obama signed an executive order extending the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, the President's Management Advisory Board and seven other advisory committees.

Tags: National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations , Barack Obama , workforce , Labor , management , George Nesterczuk , Carol Bonosaro , OPM , Tim Curry , Emily Kopp , President

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 04:30pm EST

SSA, AFGE still at negotiating impasse

Nearly two years of negotiating has led to a stalemate between the Social Security Administration and its largest union, the American Federation of Government Employees. The protracted dispute mars the Obama administration's otherwise productive attempts to collaborate formally with federal unions.

Tags: Social Security Administration , Michael Astrue , IFPTE , Greg Junemann , AFGE , Witold Skwierczynski , FMA , Jessica Klement , workforce , Labor , management , National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 05:08pm EST
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To Endorse Or Not

Does it help or hurt union members and their fellow federal workers when government unions endorse a presidential candidate? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's mailbag has votes from readers.

Tags: political endorsements

Tuesday - 10/07/2008, 04:00am EDT
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