I am happy to announce that we now have a Union office in Dallas. Please check your email for more details.
This Union office affords bargaining unit employees and Union representatives the privacy needed to discuss sensitive matters such as employee consultations, grievances, bargaining, and labor-management relations. Continue reading “Announcing the Dallas Union Office”
As you may recall, many employees received less money in their monthly transhare subsidy allotment than what they were entitled to. NTEU filed a national grievance, won, and HHS still refused to reimburse employees for the excess portion they had to pay for transit services. NTEU then filed further legal action against HHS, and HHS and NTEU settled the claim on January 24, 2017. As a result HHS now needs to pay the retroactive subsidy to bargaining unit employees who paid a difference for transit, including former employees. Continue reading “How To Apply For Retroactive Transit Subsidy”
While not officially declaring his candidacy, this January, President Donald Trump filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission that establishes he is a candidate for purposes of the Federal Election Campaign Act for the 2020 election. NTEU has received questions from employees on President Trump’s status as a candidate and its impact on the Hatch Act’s prohibition against political activity in the federal workplace. On February 7, 2017, the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) — the federal agency responsible for implementing the Hatch Act — issued guidance regarding President Trump’s candidacy. Continue reading “Hatch Act Guidance on Trump Candidacy”