Posts tagged White House Task Force

    VA workers union ‘hammering away’ at negotiations for first new contract in 10 years

    June 21, 2022 // The articles touch on protections from employee disciplinary action and separation, the allocation of awards and the elimination of supplemental agreements for local unions. The American Federation of Government Employees National Veterans Affairs Council so far discussed four articles, two of which are in contention: discipline and awards. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, Thomas Dargon, health care, law enforcement, research, mechanics, corrections,

    White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment

    February 11, 2022 // When setting the scene for their recommendations, the task force complains that card check union organizing campaigns are not required, right to work laws allow private-sector workers to opt out of a union, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus decision allows the same for public-sector workers. Card check is when union organizers use public card sign-ups that expose workers to intimidation tactics rather than using a secret ballot election.