Posts tagged Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    ICE employees say agency canceled their union but still collected dues

    November 29, 2022 // The ICE Council’s original complaint over the summer alleged that AFGE misused union money on strip clubs, solicitation of prostitutes and legal settlements to hush up allegations of sexual misconduct by AFGE’s leadership.

    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,

    OPM, NTEU offer recommendations to improve relationships between agencies, unions

    July 22, 2022 // Earlier this year, the White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment made 70 recommendations to enhance federal unions, including providing information on unions to federal employees and improving transparency. labor-management relations, Tony Reardon, Tim Curry, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Obama and Clinton administrations, Frontline employees

    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

    EXCLUSIVE: ICE officers demand freedom from AFL-CIO over mismanagement, ‘defund the police’ stance

    June 22, 2022 // "AFGE and the AFL-CIO became far-left organizations a long time ago," Chris Crane, the [ICE] council's president, told The Washington Times. "They don't care about workers. They only care about their far-left agendas and politics. The corruption and misspending in the organization is out of control. ICE employees want no part in it." The council says it cannot get adequate representation from the two organizations, which “foster hate and prejudice” against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and have backed political candidates who call for defunding ICE — essentially advocating for the erasure of the 7,600 jobs the council represents. Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times