Stateside

MANAGEMENT APPEALS FEA-SR CONTRACT RULING

From Ben Hunter, FEA-SR General Counsel: posted February 3, 2020 DoDEA has filed an appeal with the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) over Arbitrator Orkin's decision that declared the Agency's unilateral implementation of a successor Master Labor Agreement to be an Unfair Labor Practice. FEA-SR is disappointed DoDEA Director Tom Brady made the decision to… Read More

FEBRUARY 2020 FEA STATESIDE NEWSLETTER

JANE LOGGINS - FEA Director for DDESS BEN HUNTER - FEA-SR General Counsel ANGELIA STUBBS - FEA-SR General Counsel FEA SR HCR Election Update -- The FEA SR Human Civil Rights Coordinator will be elected by the active membership of FEA SR in the next few weeks. Nominations are open until February 26. Any active member may be nominated… Read More

ARBITRATOR RULES DDESS ILLEGALLY IMPLEMENTED SUCCESSOR MLA

posted January 2, 2020 An arbitrator ruled today that DDESS acted illegally by prematurely implementing an unsigned successor agreement on employees in its Stateside bargaining unit and the agency must continue to comply with the existing 2005 Master Labor Agreement while negotiations on a successor MLA continue. The decision by arbitrator Neal Orkin is a… Read More

FEA-SR RECOMMENDS NOT APPLYING FOR ENI

JANE LOGGINS - FEA Director for DDESS BEN HUNTER - FEA-SR General Counsel ANGELIA STUBBS - FEA-SR General Counsel The following information applies to Certified employees only FEA SR has learned the Agency will be offering an Early Notice Incentive (ENI) for educators who choose to resign or retire from their position at the end… Read More

FEA STATESIDE TAKES CONTRACT FIGHT TO ARBITRATOR

  September 16, 2019 FEA-Stateside Region last week went before a neutral arbitrator to present its case that DoDEA illegally and unilaterally implemented an unsigned contract on the Stateside Certified bargaining unit. As relief, FEA-SR asked the arbitrator to order management to comply with the signed Master Labor Agreement that has been in place since… Read More

SEPTEMBER 2019 FEA STATESIDE NEWSLETTER

JANE LOGGINS - FEA Director for DDESS BEN HUNTER - FEA-SR General Counsel ANGELIA STUBBS - FEA-SR General Counsel Hurricane Dorian -- The pending threat of Hurricane Dorian is causing evacuations in at least two of our stateside locals, Laurel Bay and Fort Stewart, which are now under a base/post commanders mandatory evacuation order. The… Read More

AUGUST 2019 FEA STATESIDE NEWSLETTER

posted August 6, 2019 Jane Loggins - FEA Director For DDESS Ben Hunter - FEA-SR General Counsel Angelia Stubbs - FEA-SR General Counsel Welcome Back School Year 19 -- 20 -- Many schools in the Southeast have started and soon the mid Atlantic and Guam will join us! As educators return to school we face… Read More

EARLY NOTICE INCENTIVES AND REASSIGNMENTS

Special Update May 9, 2019 ENI Early Notice Incentive -- FEA-Stateside Region has been informed that HR is notifying bargaining unit members who applied for VERA/VSIP and ENI and did not receive an offer of VERA or VSIP that they must resign by June 30. The ENI interest form provided by the agency is not… Read More

MAY 1 2019 FEA STATESIDE NEWSLETTER

JANE LOGGINS - FEA Director for DDESS BEN HUNTER - FEA-SR General Counsel ANGELIA STUBBS - FEA-SR General Counsel Illegal Implementation -- FEA-Stateside Region is proceeding to arbitration over management's efforts to illegally and unilaterally impose a new contract on stateside schools, including its dictate forcing Stateside employees to work extended hours without added compensation… Read More

FEA-SR ACTION AGAINST DODEA’S ILLEGAL CONTRACT IMPLEMENTATION

posted April 29, 2019 FEA-Stateside Region (FEA-SR), its members and NEA are asking lawmakers to intervene in DoDEA's illegal implementation of a new contract on Stateside bargaining unit employees. With help from NEA's Government Relations office, FEA-Stateside Region (FEA-SR) and FEA's Washington DC Office are reaching out to decision makers on Capitol Hill, educating them… Read More