“We cannot be forced to negotiate issues that are not currently covered by the CBA,” Salamido said. “The law states that if you have a CBA, everything that is already covered in the agreement is called permissive negotiation and we can refuse to engage,” she said. “[There are] federal statutes established in the federal Labor Relations Authority`s decisions that state that if a case is already covered, changes can only be made if both parties agree.” NOTE: AFGE and HUD have agreed that the following national supplements to the 1998 collective agreement will be maintained in addition to the 2015 collective agreement: MOU Student Loan Repayment Program MOU Office of MFHsg New Business Process and Procedures Breaking Ground Delivering Results Playbook Implementation of Our Investment 84 Homeland Security-Directive Presidential 12,100 New Federal Identification Information 113 GSA Tobacco Directive (see agreement below) MOU-MOU GSA-Fumigène (see 113 supplement above) 116 Transfer of P IV function to GSA 122 Housing Advisory Board (OHC) 126 End-to-End Human Resources (HR E2E) Initiative 132 Reorganization of the Office of Departmental Operations and Coordination (ODOC) , Transfer of the Office of Labour Relations (OLR) and non-OLR headquarters to the Office of Field Policy and Management (FPM) ) and abolish ODOC 133 HUDMobile – CITRIX Upgrade 134 Career Transitions Program Policy (CTAP) 1 35 Multi-family reorganization/Transformation 137 Implementation of rotation allocation program 138 Implementation of the Concur Travel and Relocations System 140 Of the Ministry of Finance`s WebTA Bureau of Fiscal Service /BFS/ARC System 141 Implementation of a National Route Program for the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development 142 Implementation of the Standing Desk Pilot Program (SDPP) 143 The Office of Reorganization 145 HUD`s Transition to Office 365 365146 Implementation of the new National HUD Work 149 Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) nationwide Employee Enrichment Program (EEPP) 150 Implementation of Personal Identification Verification (PIV) The three executive orders signed by President Trump in May 2018 are intended to Facilitate the dismissal of federal employees; streamline collective bargaining and reduce the scope of issues on which agencies can negotiate. They have also severely limited the ability of union officials to use official time. October 16, 2018 – HUD has refused to pay the travel expenses of EU negotiators to avoid negotiating with AFGE Council 222 on what the ministry has described as “union changes.” The Department of Building and Urban Development (HUD) wants to expel all the trade union offices of the agencies, while the Social Security Administration (SSA) plans to “revise” 21 points in its union contract.