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(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2021 file photo, Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington.  Hice, a Tea Party favorite and Trump acolyte, is the first major challenger to Brad Raffensperger since the secretary of state incensed the president by certifying President Joe Biden’s narrow victory in Georgia and disputing Trump’s false allegations of fraud.(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Some members of Congress are skeptical about White House’s plans to bring feds back to the office

In today’s Federal Newscast, two of the top Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee say the administration’s reopening plans for federal…

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)In this Monday, June 27, 2016, photo, a passenger passes by a sign for the Transportation Security Administration's TSA Precheck line in Terminal A at Logan Airport in Boston. By air or car, summer 2017 travel numbers are expected to rise over the previous year thanks to deals on airfares and stable gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Biden administration orders TSA to expand union rights, explore pay reform for screeners

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Time to fix the hangnails of unresolved union negotiations

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Labor relations at the Social Security Administration are going from bad to worse

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OPM gives agencies green light to recreate labor-management forums, but they’re not required

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Light shines on the U.S. Capitol dome early Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House endorsed an emerging bipartisan agreement Monday on legislation aimed at curbing rising health care costs, including taking steps to limit “surprise” medical bills that can plague patients treated in emergency rooms. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Congress calls for workforce safety plans for agencies, reskilling oversight and more

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USPS fills leadership ranks with new deputy postmaster general, 2 board members

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

Federal union has some ideas on how to address Pentagon workforce shortages

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Congress wants more ‘walk,’ less ‘talk’ on diversity and inclusion efforts at VA

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NTEU president makes the case for unions in the federal workplace

Federal Drive with Tom Temin concluded its four-part series, Federal Unions: For better or for worse, with the president of one of the major unions itself,…

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(AP Photo/John Bazemore)A Transportation Security Administration employee helps air travelers submit their bags for inspection at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

There’s bipartisan consensus transportation security officers are underpaid, but Congress can’t yet agree on the best path for raising TSA salaries.

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After some agencies restore federal unions’ official time, new House bill would eliminate it

Official time was sharply curtailed during the Trump administration. Now a Republican-backed bill in the House would eliminate official time.

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