Union Vows to Fight HHS Effort to Implement Partial Contract, Including Telework Cuts

Government Executive: The Health and Human Services Department is preparing to implement a partial collective bargaining agreement with a federal employee union later this week, setting the stage for a legal battle between labor and management.

On April 1, the Federal Service Impasses Panel, an independent agency tasked with settling contract disputes between unions and agency leadership, issued its decision on a variety of provisions of the proposed contract between HHS and the National Treasury Employees Union, mostly siding with management.

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