As we all look back on the past year, certainly it has been an interesting one. As many of our colleagues both inside and outside of the agency have said, what we do here at the USPTO matters to people and the economy. IT challenges continue as many of us experience intermittent problems with X-Search, […]
Archives for December 2015
Possible Shutdown The attachments from NTEU National provide an update on agency preparations for a possible government shutdown. NTEU 245 raised this issue at the PTO labor management forum last Wednesday and I also met with PTO Congressional Affairs. While anything can happen and stranger things have—it is my understanding that the PTO would remain […]
Click here to read the NTEU National President’s letter to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary about the Shared Services Initiative.