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National Federation of Federal Employees

In wake of judge's order, Social Security Administration to restore rights of unions

In wake of judge's order, Social Security Administration to restore rights of unions

Unions representing thousands of Social Security Administration employees said Thursday that the agency is lifting rules that restricted the unions’ ability to advocate for members in the workplace.

The rules had been issued by President Donald Trump in three executive orders May 25.

A federal judge ruled Saturday that Trump overstepped his authority in significant portions of the orders, which restricted members’ access to government office space for union business and limited the time for union activities such as discussion about grievances.

The American Federation of Government Employees and other unions had been waiting since Saturday for the Baltimore-based Social...