Leadership on two House committees are skeptical of a proposed rule from the EEOC, which would reverse a 40-year-old policy allowing union representatives official time to prepare discrimination complaints on behalf of their coworkers.
The Agriculture Department has asked the Federal Labor Relations Authority to clarify how agency heads should handle collective bargaining agreements that have expired or rolled over — but haven’t yet been renegotiated.
An ever-growing to-do list from Congress and $1 billion in technical debt are behind the Department of Veterans Affairs’ push to modernize.
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A 2016 law was supposed to, at last, give FBI whistleblowers the protections most other federal employees have. But three years after the bill’s passage, at least one FBI whistleblower says he’s still waiting for an opportunity to have his day in court.
As the Trump administration prepares to dramatically ramp up its continuous evaluation capabilities in the coming years, industry is asking for access to some of the data collected from cleared contractors. That information, industry says, will better inform their own insider threat programs.
An Energy Department employee violated the Hatch Act when she gave a tour of a nuclear waste treatment plant to a congressional candidate, the Office of Special Counsel said Thursday. The employee has resigned and agreed to a three-year debarment from federal employment.
The most recent paychecks for some federal employees are incorrect, potentially by hundreds of dollars, due to a processing error by the National Finance Center.
The Department of Homeland Security has launched an employee and family readiness council that
Two small agencies have managed to hold their own on the Partnership for Public Service’s annual Best Places to Work rankings, even through government shutdowns, office moves and retirement waves.
The Office of Personnel Management is currently drafting regulations needed to implement the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act. Members of the public will have a chance to comment on those regulations, due sometime in late spring.
A new year brings many of the same priorities for the Trump administration and its workforce, but a new Performance.gov update notes plans to develop agility training for managers and double down on efforts to create federal career paths.
An online database of nearly 800 agency collective bargaining agreements is now live on the Office of Personnel Management’s website. The creation of a common, public CBA system was a requirement of the president’s 2018 workforce executive orders.
A group of Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), has introduced a bill that would ensure all federal employees, including those at the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration and non-judicial workers at the District of Columbia courts, have access to new paid parental leave benefits.