All posts tagged RIF

Beyond BBG press release: Comments from AFGE 1812′s Tim Shamble, CUSIB’s Ann Noonan

BBG Watch Commentary “Mindful of the damage to RFE/RL’s reputation in Russia caused by the previous RFE/RL management, CUSIB remains aggrieved that dozens of courageous journalists who were fired from Radio Liberty in Moscow in September 2012 have not yet …

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U.S. court rules a contract employee can bring claims of discrimination against Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary In yet another defeat for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) General Counsel (GC) Office, the federal District Court for the District of Columbia ruled

BBG executives and lawyers refuse to settle discrimination cases they know they will lose

BBG Watch Commentary The union representing the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees, AFGE Local 1812, has been pointing out again and again that BBG executives and lawyers

Growing consensus that failed Broadcasting Board of Governors executives should leave

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"That is why we call yet again on Congress to exercise its overview functions to get to the bottom of what is truly happening in U.S.

OCB and IBB executives show contempt for employees and law, face criticism from Victor Ashe

BBG Watch Commentary Cheered on by the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executive staff, the current administration of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) has exhibited no intention to

Bureaucratic torment of BBG employees continues even after retirement

[caption id="attachment_18169" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Link to a copy of an alleged DFAS Checklist Document"][/caption] FROM: A FORMER EMPLOYEE To Whom It May Concern: According to the latest 2012

Broadcasting Board of Governors officials rebuked on illegal firings of employees, likely to waste millions on further appeals

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) rejected all of the Broadcasting Board of Governors' (BBG) exceptions to Arbitrator Suzanne R. Butler's decision in the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors staff issues a gag order on Gallup contract, BBG employee union points out

A commentary has been posted on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employee union AFGE Local 1812 website which deals with attempts by the BBG senior executive

VOA Director Ensor does not rule out RIFs

[caption id="attachment_10850" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="VOA Director David Ensor"][/caption] Voice of America Director David Ensor does not rule out staff reductions in Central News or English Division, although if

BBG lawyers killing time, with taxpayers footing the bill for illegal RIFs

"For the Agency to keep litigating endlessly sends a terrible message to employees: that the BBG considers itself above the law and will deny U.S. citizens their rights,

BBG staff continues costly appeal of labor law violation decision

BBG Watch Commentary On November 19, 2011, Federal Arbitrator, Suzanne Butler, found in favor of the Broadcasting Board of Governors employee union, AFGE Local 1812, in its grievance

Purging of the Voice of America by the Broadcasting Board of Governors

RIF REDUX:  PURGING OF THE VOICE OF AMERICA BY THE BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS AND ITS EXECUTIVE STAFF  by Quo Vadis   The recent and most devastating Reduction-in-Force proposed by Broadcasting Board of

Another VOA News Manager “Vacancy” Discovered

From a VOA journalist: Like a failed "Biggest Loser," VOA news management continues to push the boundaries of its own ballooning size. There are currently four assistant managing editors and one

You can’t make this up: International Broadcasting Bureau runs cosmetic classes

YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS UP:  TO PUT ITS BEST FACE FORWARD, THE IBB RUNS COSMETICS CLASSES  by Quo Vadis An early April Fools' joke?  Classes in "outer beauty" as part of "Taking

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Ides of March in the Voice of America Newsroom

by The Federalist The Voice of America (VOA) Newsroom is not a happy place: It is one of the primary targets in the proposed 30% reduction in

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