Author: Local 2509

May Business Meeting for Local 2509

Due to training for some of our stewards on May 15th, this month’s meeting will be moved to the fourth Friday of the month.  As always, the meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, in Alpine, Texas, and the…

FLSA Exemption and AUO Excludability Q & A

National Border Patrol Council FLSA Exemption & AUO Excludability Q&A Q1.      How will the agency’s recent decision to exempt BPA’s from FLSA impact me? A1.      The impact will be financial in the form of a pay reduction (loss of FLSA…

FLSA and AUO Excludability Update

The Union was notified today that effective Pay Period 8 (current pay period covering April 19, 2015 – May 2, 2015), the agency will cease paying FLSA, as they are claiming that OPM has classified BPA’s as FLSA-exempt upon passage…

“Consistency is Better Than Rare Moments of Greatness”

No idea who deserves credit for the title quote, but one thing is certain, they never worked for DHS or CBP. A little over a year ago, (January 2015), Local 2509 re-launched this website, and the first post was in regards to…

Overtime Transition Plan MOU Signed

Yesterday, the NBPC and CBP signed an MOU outlining the Overtime Transition Plan for the Border Patrol.  This plan will get the agency one step closer to the BPAPRA that was recently signed by the President.  Also part of the…

Overtime Transition Plan

Overtime Transition Plan to include Physical Fitness Program, Location Swaps, and Compressed Work Schedules. Please click on the attached press release from the NBPC for more information. Any further information will be disseminated as it is received. Thank you!

Knowing Your Rights

…And the rights of non-agency employee witnesses. To our members, and their spouses, friends, family, and associates not employed by the agency: Please read the attached advisory, put out by the NBPC legal division, which outlines the obligations of non-agency…

Overtime Transition Plan on Hold

The Union has been notified by OBP HQ’s that the Overtime Transition Plan will not be implemented and AUO will remain the compensation method for agents who are currently earning AUO. The AWS will not be implemented for those employees…

Are You Writing a Memo?

Know your (Garrity) rights! Garrity rights exist to protect public employees against self incrimination. We are all public employees, protect yourself!  If you, or one of your fellow agents is being ordered to write a memo, be sure to include…