Appeals Court: ICE Did Not Have to Bargain Over Pay Changes

Government Executive: A federal appeals court last week ruled that Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials acted properly when they made changes to limit overtime pay for employees.

The National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council had filed a lawsuit challenging the decision before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit because ICE officials failed to negotiate with the union ahead of time. An arbitrator initially sided with the union, but the Federal Labor Relations Authority overturned that decision.

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