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Nuts and Bolts of Managing a Remote or Hybrid Workforce

Total Credits: 7.0

2023 Federal Sector Conference
Labor Law |  Labor Relations
Jeff Friday |  Steve Keller |  Jeff Rosenblum |  Dennis McGuire
1 Hour 01 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 14, 2023
Product Type:
On Demand - Also available: On Demand  8
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A panel of advocates from Labor and Management will discuss the current telework-related issues confronting the parties in the new post-pandemic environment. The discussion will focus on issues/disputes over the amount of telework permitted, designation of remote workers, and the labor relations aspects of managing a hybrid workforce.


Jeff Friday's Profile

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General Counsel

Nation Federation of Federal Employees, IAMAW, AFL-CIO

Jeff Friday is currently the General Counsel of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), IAM, AFL-CIO. He has held that position since late 2016. Immediately prior to that he served as an Assistant General Counsel, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) for a year.

Before that Jeff worked at the National Treasury Employees Union, (NTEU) for nearly 30 years in Chicago and then DC as Assistant Counsel and then National Counsel.

Jeff started his labor career back in 1982 at the PTO, where he was a Trademark Attorney and an officer, steward and then President of NTEU Chapter 245.

Steve Keller's Profile

Steve Keller Related Seminars and Products

Senior Counsel for Compensation

National Treasury Employees Union

STEPHEN J. KELLER is Senior Counsel for Compensation with the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU).  Since 1993, he has served as NTEU's Chief Spokesperson in bargaining of master collective bargaining agreements and national-level mid-terms agreements with many Federal agencies represented by NTEU  In addition to negotiation of master collective bargaining agreements and mid-term agreements, Mr. Keller has also negotiated comprehensive pay and benefit agreements with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission(CFTC), covering matters such as pay structures, annual pay increases (including pay-for-performance and comprehensive redesign of performance management systems), agency contributions for retirement and health benefits,  student loan reimbursement and travel and relocation benefits,.  He has also provided staff support to each NTEU National President in their role as a member of the Federal Salary Council and serves on the FSC working group making recommendations on the BLS salary survey methodology and changes to federal locality pay areas.   He also provided staff support for the National President as a member of the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, serving on working groups which developed recommendations for improvements in performance management, providing guidance on metrics and reviewing the results of the (b)(1) bargaining pilots established under Executive Order 13522.   Mr. Keller has also served on a number of labor-management forums and partnership councils, utilizing interest-based problem-solving techniques and pre-decisional involvement to collaboratively address and resolve labor-management issues and employee concerns.

Prior to joining the NTEU Negotiations Department,, Mr. Keller served as an Assistant Counsel/Field Representative in NTEU's Washington, D.C. Field Office for five years, representing employees and local NTEU chapters in the IRS, Customs Service, and other agencies in grievances, arbitrations and local negotiations.  Before this, he served for 5 years as an attorney in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Mr. Keller is a graduate of the Boston University School of Law and Union College (Schenectady, New York).

Jeff Rosenblum's Profile

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Chief Human Capital Officer

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Jeff Rosenblum is the Chief Human Capital Officer for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). He came to the FDIC in 2018 as an Assistant General Counsel in the Legal Division. Jeff previously served in various attorney roles in the private sector and the Federal government, including as Deputy General Counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission and General Counsel for the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review. Jeff is also an Adjunct Professor at George Mason Law School and American University’s Graduate School of Public Affairs.

Jeff is a proud alumnus of the University of Maryland and Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and an avid tennis player and fan.

Dennis McGuire's Profile

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Chief Counsel for the Midwest District

Office of General Counsel

In my current position as Chief Counsel for the Midwest District, I oversee sixty-seven attorneys and support staff, providing legal advice to four Hospital Networks across the Midwest for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), twelve  Regional Offices of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), over two dozen  cemeteries of the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), a centralized national VHA HR office, two VBA fiduciary hubs, and the National Veterans Canteen Service.  I have been a member of the Senior Executive Service since 2008.  Prior to joining the VA I owned and operated my own law firm in Columbus, Ohio focusing on plaintiffs labor and employment law.  I won several jury trials in private practice including one verdict for over a million dollars.  As a Senior Executive in OGC, I Chair OGC’s Education and Training Committee, which is responsible for developing internal training programs for attorneys and support staff.