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EEOC Looks to Fall in Line With Union ‘Official Time’ Orders

Nov. 19, 2019, 9:05 PM

Union representatives for federal workers may not be guaranteed “official time” to work on equal employment opportunity complaints from federal workers in the future, according to a draft proposal under consideration at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

While still in its early stages, the proposal would fall in line with three executive orders the Trump administration rolled out in May 2018 limiting union activity in federal workplaces. A federal judge deemed the orders temporarily invalid, but they were then officially reinstated Oct. 3 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

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