by Brian Young | on Apr 05, 2019

Trump Guts Union Benefits in his Budget

Trump has submitted his 2020 budget and he is using the plan to enact a series of changes to the federal workforce. Many of the provisions that Trump included seek to legislate executive orders that...

by Brian Young | on Mar 13, 2019

Trump's Budget is "A Kick in the Teeth"

With the budget fight over the border wall concluded for now, Trump has decided to look ahead. To do this, he has released his proposed budget for 2020. As expected, the budget provides little money...

by Guest Post | on Feb 07, 2019

Government Workers Still Feeling the Shutdown

Many federal employees are still facing lingering back pay issues a full 11 days after the end of the longest ever government shutdown, adding to their anguish as they face the prospect of yet...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2019

Mike: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

Day 18 of the government shutdown is here and over 800,000 federal workers are locked out or are being forced to work without pay. One such employee is Mike Gayzagian who is a TSA agent and therefore...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2019

Can Locked Out Federal Workers Apply for Unemployment?

With the government shutdown and no end in sight, federal workers who are locked out or who are being forced to work without pay will miss their first paychecks on Friday, January 11th. As we...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2019

Steve: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

Yesterday we reported on a TSA agent who was required to go to work during the shutdown, even though he wasn’t getting paid. Today we spoke to Steve Calder, who works for the EPA in Boston and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 07, 2019

Dave: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

We tend to forget that the 800,000 who are affected by this lockout didn’t ask for this and they are real people. The government shutdown is entering its third week. This Friday will be the...

by Brian Young | on Jan 02, 2019

Government Employees Sue Trump Over Shutdown

Thanks to the temper tantrum that Trump is throwing over the Republican Congress refusing to fund his stupid wall, 380,000 federal employees have been locked out of their jobs and another 420,000...

by Guest Post | on Oct 23, 2018

Equal Pay for Equal Work at the VA

For the last four years, the union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has been fighting for their female physicians to...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2018

Trump's Betsy DeVos in Hot Water Over Workplace Rights

Three U.S. Senators are calling on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to stop denying workplace rights and protections to nearly 4,000 Department of Education employees who are represented by the...

Pages