- Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh introduced new guidelines last 7 days to inspire federal personnel to be part of unions.
- Federal agencies will be expected to tell new hires and occupation candidates about unions all through the employing and onboarding course of action. Unions may also sit in for the duration of new personnel education classes, according to a memo from the United States Office of Staff Administration (OPM).
- Federal government businesses will also will need to connect with recent personnel in the course of the yr about their collective bargaining rights and how to contact their respective unions, the memo explained. The guidelines do not appear to prolong to govt contractors.
Harris and Walsh, respective chair and vice-chair of the Process Pressure on Worker Organizing and Empowerment, declared the recommendations throughout a roundtable session on Oct. 20.
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