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House Republicans launch latest hit on federal unions

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:36
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The Washington Post reports on a House subcommittee hearing where Trey Kovacs testified on the practice of official time at the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

William Kovacs III, also known as Trey, a policy analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, has suggested using the Holman Rule to “simply get rid of federal employees who spend 100 percent of their work hours on labor union business instead of actual government work.” He testified at Thursday’s hearing, but this statement was taken from his January article in the Hill.

But what Kovacs calls “union business” also benefits non-union members and agency missions.

Using official time for strictly union business, such as soliciting members, internal union meetings and union elections, is prohibited, J. David Cox Sr., president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), told the hearing. AFGE represents VA staffers.

Read the full article at The Washington Post

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Source: https://cei.org/content/house-republicans-launch-latest-hit-federal-unions

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