FLRA defends Trump-era rule on revoking union fees

The Federal Labor Relations Authority is defending a 2020 rule in a union lawsuit – a rule opposed by the official now temporarily in charge of the agency.

Biden clears out Trump's FSIP appointees

Federal employee groups and unions had requested that Biden remove the panel's members.

Biden repeals Schedule F, rolls back Trump-era workforce policy

An executive order also called for feds and federal contractors to receive a $15 minimum wage.

Union lawsuit looks to block Schedule F

The government has until January 15 to respond to the National Treasury Employees Union's lawsuit seeking the blockage of the new employee classification.

NTEU looks for a 'fresh start' for federal employees under Biden

The union's blueprint for immediate action joins with NAPA's working group on the federal workforce in calling for the next director of OPM to abandon a regulation-heavy approach.

Union heads urge caution as DHS looks to resume normal operations

As the Department of Homeland Security considers the process of resuming normal operations, unions representing agency employees are calling on agency leadership to ensure that personnel have adequate resources to protect against exposure to COVID-19.

IRS recalls certain mission-critical employees for tax season

The tax agency is putting distancing measures into place and requiring employees to wear face coverings on the job.

Federal employee unions still quiet on endorsements

Public-sector unions are taking a wait-and-see approach after early endorsements in the 2016 cycle.

FLRA ruling changes union withholding rules

In a blow to federal unions, the Federal Labor Relations Authority ruled on Feb. 14 that federal workers could stop paying union dues at any time, instead of observing the current practice of letting employees elect to withhold dues once a year.

Spending bill includes 3.1% pay raise for feds

A measure backed in a House-passed funding bill made its way into the final spending package.

Shutdown threat stokes financial anxiety among feds

A new survey says annual leave, travel, spending are down as feds budget for furloughs or missing paychecks.

Union aims to prove its members' worth

NTEU survey says Americans believe the government needs to commit more resources and manpower to areas such as food safety, veterans’ assistance, and nuclear safety.

Worried about the bills?

No, not those; we mean the legislative kind. The ones that target the federal workforce.

Leave fed pay and benefits alone, union says

Feds have sacrificed enough, union says.

Union to supercommittee: Don't take it out on us

A coalition representing 4.6 million federal and postal workers and annuitants has sent a letter to the deficit reduction supercommittee urging the panel to reject proposals that would put further strains on the federal workforce.

NTEU keeps Kelley as president

The employee union re-elected its top leaders.

Union launches campaign in defense of feds

The National Treasury Employees Union's new campaign highlights important services federal employees perform.