• 5:46 AM
  • Tuesday
  • February 18, 2020

VA won’t succeed in trying to silence union

"I write today with an urgent message for our community as a member of AFGE Local 1631 which represents employees of the VA Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio, and the VA employees that serve the veterans at the Marietta CBOC. AFGE represents all bargaining unit employees, nurses, doctors and other medical professionals." Read at the source:..

NIOSH Develops Research Agenda for Healthy Work Design

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has developed a research agenda into healthy work design and worker well-being. The institute recently released a final version of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for Healthy Work Design and Well-Being. Read at the source here: NIOSH Develops Research Agenda for Healthy Work Design

Downsizing your pay/pension for life

In what’s become the administration’s evergreen budget plan, the White House has again proposed that federal workers kick in more of their salary — as in a lot more — toward their retirement plan in return for smaller — as in much smaller — lifetime annuities that are frozen when they retire. READ HERE: Downsizing..

‘Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again’ doesn’t consider workers, “… it’s people’s lives that are at stake with these buildings.”

“For more than a century and a half, America’s Federal architecture produced beautiful and beloved buildings,” reads a draft executive order by the Trump administration obtained by Fast Company called “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again.” The proposed order, first obtained by Architectural Record , would mandate a classical or traditional style for new or renovated..