Posts tagged AFGE Council 118
FLRA backs union’s decision to dump local
August 26, 2022 // FGE Council 118 President Chris Cane told the Washington Times, “AFGE and the AFL-CIO became far-left organizations a long time ago. They don’t care about workers. They only care about their far-left agendas and politics.” Because AFGE disdained interest, the local will not automatically become independent. Instead, the union will be totally disbanded and all collective bargaining agreements voided. Should they choose to unionize, the unit will have to start from scratch with an entirely new union organization effort, election process, and contract negotiation.
Biden administration abolishes ICE labor union
August 12, 2022 // AFGE moved to “disclaim” the ICE employees this summer after the council filed a complaint claiming gross mismanagement and hostile intentions at AFGE. AFGE President Everett Kelley said the ICE Council wasn’t a good partner in the labor movement. FLRA Regional Director Jessica S. Bartlett agreed to AFGE’s request in a decision Thursday, saying that ICE also sided with AFGE in its battle to ax the council. disclaimer of interest, Chris Crane, whistleblower retaliation, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, strip clubs, pursuing prostitutes,
Largest Federal Workers Union Begins Process to Legally Separate ICE Officers Unit from Parent Union
July 14, 2022 // “It is clear that the AFGE Council 118 remains steadfast in their desire to no longer be a part of AFGE or the broader labor movement,” said AFGE National President Everett Kelley. “As a result, we have made the difficult decision to disclaim interest in this unit. While we had hoped to avoid this outcome, today’s action begins the process of granting Council 118’s request.” AFGE National President Everett Kelley