Closure of FLRA Dallas Office Leaves Fed Employee Rights in Jeopardy

September 17, 2018

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is a tiny agency tasked with resolving labor-management issues involving more than 2 million federal employees. These issues range from unfair labor practices (ULP) to arbitration appeals to union elections. Federal employee unions go to the FLRA to challenge agencies’ unfair practices or failures to follow their own policies, among other things. But office closures across the country are leaving workers without a place to turn.

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My Disability is One Part of Who I Am

October 21, 2015

In October, we celebrate the 70th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Month and look at how unions play and important role in educating activists of the rights of workers with disabilities.

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Categories: DOL

FMLA for Feds in Same-Sex Marriages No Matter Where They Live

February 26, 2015

The Labor Department announced the rule change in keeping with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Windsor, which struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act provision that interpreted "marriage" and "spouse" to be limited to opposite-sex marriage for the purposes of federal law.

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Categories: DOL, LGBT

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