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By Amanda Palleschi

March 1, 2012

Social Security Administration employees nationwide achieved some gains in working conditions and benefits in a contract agreement reached Wednesday, after more than two years of negotiations.

The contract agreement between SSA and the American Federation of Government Employees Union is currently a “conceptual,” oral agreement between the two parties, but the union expects to have a contract signed with the agency by mid-April, said Witold Skwierczynski, an AFGE representative. Once a contract is ratified, it will be valid for four years.

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Per the Contract if you work a 2 hours of overtime you must have a 3rd break of 10 minutes.

AFGE/SSA NATIONAL AGREEMENT (Contract)

 

Article 10 -Hours of Work, Flextime, Alternate Work Arrangements and Credit Hours

 

Section 1 — Hours of Work

 

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Show Me The Money!!

March 26th, 2012 | Posted by enealjr in Benefits | Contract | Did you know? - (1 Comments)

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Vision Care—The Agreement between the Union and Management says employees that use a VDT in the course of their official duties can be reimbursed for 100% of the eye examination by an licensed optical practitioner in an amount not to exceed $50.00.

The same employee can be reimbursed up to $175.00 buy the Agency if a licensed optical certifies on the Agency forms that the employee needs the corrective lenses for VDT use. The Agency will reimburse you for eyeglasses or contacts including disposable lenses.

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Do you know what a grievance is? Article 24 of the National Agreement between Union and Agency says:

A grievance means any complaint:

A. by an employee(s) concerning any matter relating to the employment of the employee;
B. by the Union concerning any matter relating to the employment of any employee; or

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SSA instituted a policy in 1999 that gave employees Limited Personal Use of Government Office Equipment Including Information Technology. The SSA policy can be found on SSA Official Intranet Website: http://eis.ba.ssa.gov/eis/dcpea/lpugoe.htm under “Use of Government Equipment”.

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