In today's Federal Newscast, a bill passes the House giving federal workers who get injured on the job better access to workers' compensation.
Food insecurity affected one in five military families as of 2021 — up from one in eight in 2019 — according to the Military Family Advisory Network.
The IRS outlined “pass-through” provisions of its 2022 National Agreement with the National Treasury Employees Union, which apply to agency managers and non-bargaining unit employees.
Congress — at least the House side of it — is closer than ever to giving the green light to repeal or reform WEP and GPO, the so-called “Evil Twins” that eat into, or eliminate, the Social Security benefits of hundreds of thousands of former government employees or their widows.
Most senior leaders at TSA are white and male, despite the agency having one of the most diverse workforces in government.
Like every other industry, the government has a continuing need for new talent. For some new ideas on how the federal government can stay in the competition, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to Bill Eggers, the executive director of Deloitte center for government insights.
Bills to reform the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offsets have been reintroduced to Congress many times. Now a bill to reform the FERS "diet COLA" joins them.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, staffing the nation’s healthcare facilities has been a challenge pretty much across the board. But the military’s hospitals and clinics faced special circumstances.
The people behind the TSP, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, have a strategic plan for now through 2026.
The bill would bring 60,000 TSA employees, including transportation security officers, under the same personnel system as other federal employees under Title 5 of U.S. Code.
Lactation services and doulas will now be covered under a new pilot.
The Department of Labor establishes a special claims unit for federal firefighters, complemented by House legislation looking to expand the list of illnesses covered by workers’ compensation.
The new Army directive brings together a group of decentralized policies and adds six new ones for soldiers.
Deliberately bad advice can help a veteran get pension benefits out of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sometimes the advisers take the money for themselves.