October 22, 2012

Health and Safety

Welcome to the Office of Heath and Safety section of the website. Our primary concern is to ensure that you are provided with a safe and secure work environment and to assist when you believe the working conditions are not safe or healthy. SITES AND GENERAL INFO OF INTEREST (External Links): Basic Program Elements for […]

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The NBPC Office of Workers’ Compensation is intended to provide assistance and guidance to NBPC Local executive board members and NBPC Local OWCP coordinators. References for federal employees (external links): Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation (DFEC) Publication 550: Questions and Answers about the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act Publication 810 – Injury Compensation for Federal Employees

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Equal Employment Opportunity

National Border Patrol Council created the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to assist  Border Patrol Agents. Under the direction of the EEO Coordinator, the Office of EEO will provide information, assistance, and guidance with all matters related to EEO. Until more information is posted, here are a few useful sites (external links) of interest that will be covered

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Compensation Reform Pay Comparison

As reported almost a year ago, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) created the CBP Compensation Reform proposal and submitted it to Congress for consideration. In the proposal, CBP intentionally misled Congress with their assertion about creating uniformity with overtime systems used by CBP employees.   Fortunately, Congress noticed the inconsistencies with the proposal and rejected it this year. Yet,

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DHS Proposal

Below is a link to the initial compensation reform proposal by Customs and Border Protection (CBP). CBP officials said the proposal changed last year, but would not provide a copy of the revised plan to representatives of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC). The Department of Homeland Security did not provide a copy of this

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DHS Pay Reform Fact Sheet

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Compensation Reform Plan Description of DHS plan: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) pay reform plan would substitute Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) for the current system of Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime (AUO) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) pay for all Border Patrol agents. This would eliminate all compensation for work

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Unfair Labor Practices

I.  HOW TO FILE AN UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE CHARGE A.    What is an unfair labor practice charge? An unfair labor practice charge (ULP) is an allegation that an agency (or a union) has violated one or more subsections of 5 USC Section 7116(a).  B.  Who can file a charge? Any individual, labor organization or agency

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