Bill Would Ban Federal Workers from Conducting Union Activities at Work?
The legislation “will create efficiency in the federal workforce and maintain oversight over taxpayer dollars by ensuring that civil servants are performing the job that they were hired to do, rather than working for the union on the taxpayer dime,” she said.
Gingrey cites an Office of Personnel Management survey of 61 agencies and departments that found more than 3 million official-time hours were used in collective bargaining or arbitration of grievances during fiscal 2010. He estimates that repealing this official-time rule would save more than $686 million over five years and more than $1.3 billion over 10 years.
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