All this news, though, doesn’t change the fact that Konczos still wants some admission of mismanagement from leadership.
“The new FMLA policy fixes everything going forward, but we still want accountability for what has happened in the past,” Konczos said. “If not punishment, at least acknowledgement. ... I personally would take that right now.”
Capitol Police spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Schneider declined to offer further comment on Konczos’ letter, specific claims against supervisors and the outcome of the day’s discussions. Speaking last week on behalf of the department and Reynolds, however, she said there was a commitment to working with the Labor Committee to resolve differences.
“Acting Chief Reynolds values the cooperative relationship with the union,” she said. “The Department has the utmost confidence in its commanders, officers and employees of the Department. He continues to work with the Union on workplace matters.”
Correction: Oct. 18, 2012
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated who attended the meeting today with Capitol Police Chief Tom Reynolds and union President Jim Konczos. It was Capitol Division Inspector Jeffrey Pickett.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.