The Trump administration may move several functions, including federal employee health and retirement benefits programs, from the Office of Personnel Management to other agencies.
The Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee differed from the president’s budget proposal and suggested a pay raise for civilian employees in 2019.
Customs and Border Protection is still losing more border patrol agents faster than the agency can hire new ones, said Mark Borkowski, the agency’s chief acquisition officer.
Senate Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and three other senators are asking the VA inspector general to review the department’s implementation of the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.
More than 20 House Democrats have their own concerns with the president’s recent executive orders on the federal workforce.
More than a quarter of senators say they’re concerned about the Office of Personnel Management’s four legislative proposals to change federal retirement.
The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is leading a coalition of 13 unions in another lawsuit against the president’s recent workforce executive orders.
Twenty-one House Republicans said they’re concerned the president’s recent federal workforce executive orders undermine existing labor law and may jeopardize longstanding and productive relationships with agency management.
A specific population of federal employees, including those new hires and retiring senior executives who relocated for their jobs in 2018, are still seeing unintended consequences of the new tax act.
As the Senate has a few extra weeks to work, here are several bills worth keeping an eye on this summer.
The White House is encouraging agencies to grant their employees in the Washington, D.C. area up to two hours of administrative leave to attend Tuesday’s victory parade.
Lawmakers are still trying to find a permanent funding source for the VA MISSION Act, as the president publicly expressed his disagreement with some of the new law’s finer points.
Congress once again is considering higher Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIPs) for civilian federal employees.
The success of the new President’s Management Agenda hinges on the Trump administration’s ability to modernize the federal workforce, the Office of Management and Budget says.