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NBPC Announces Lawsuit to be Filed for Pay Violations

A letter has been mailed to the last known address for all members concerning a lawsuit related to pay violations. If you did not receive the letter, then that means you have not updated your mailing address with AFGE, which you can do by going to the AFGE website. Included with this message is a copy of the letter.

The law firm of Woodley & McGillivary has extensive experience and success in recovering pay for federal workers, including cases on behalf of Border Patrol agents to recover FLSA pay, hazardous duty pay, and AUO. The NBPC is confident that Woodley & McGillivary will successfully recover any monies related to this matter.

The National Border Patrol Council supports this lawsuit because we believe that the Agency has committed extensive violations of the law that have led to a widespread loss of pay for agents.

NBPC Lawsuit Letter

Formal Discussion - Mediation of Formal EEO Complaint

A complaint alleged that the Respondent (U.S. Dept. of Air Force) violated §§ 7116(a)(1) and (8) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (Statute) by conducting a formal discussion with a bargaining unit employee concerning the mediation of a formal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaint without affording the Union notice and an opportunity to be represented pursuant to § 7114(a)(2) of the Statute. The Judge concluded that the Air Force violated the Statute as alleged.

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Article 33 E Step I

Article 33 E Step I - Informal grievances must be filed within thirty calendar days after the incident occurs. This time limit will not apply where it is established that the employee had no way of being aware of the incident.

Article 31 B (1)

Article 31 B (1) - If an employee reasonably believes an examination may result in disciplinary action against the employee, the employee has a right to Union representation, but the employee must make their desire known to the Employer and request representation.

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