In May of 2016, AFGE Local 2883, representing CDC employees in Atlanta, filed a grievance against the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on behalf of all bargaining unit employees. The Grievance alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Title V (FEPA), among other violations.
The Law Offices of Snider and Associates, as the legal representatives for the Union, are working hard for the bargaining unit employees to ensure that their rights under federal law are upheld. As part of the process, we have been busily contacting CDC employees about their job duties and how much unpaid overtime they have worked.
The Union and Agency have agreed to stay processing the grievance while an attempt is made to resolve portions of the matter. As of November of 2017, the Agency has agreed to switch hundreds of employees from FLSA exempt to non-exempt. The Union is hopeful that this portion of the matter resolves early in 2018, and the next stage of the case can begin.
If you are or were in the AFGE local 2883 bargaining unit at the CDC, please contact us if you believe you have information to share about overtime for which you did not receive proper compensation.
All bargaining unit employees, whether or not they are members of the union, and regardless of position or pay grade, are covered by this grievance and could potentially benefit from a successful result.