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Members of the Maine National Guard arrive for orientation an empty wing at Central Maine Medical Center, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, in Lewiston, Maine. The Guard will work as nursing assistants, helping to open a swing bed unit of the hospital that has been closed due to a nursing shortage. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

National Guard members can unionize if and when they’re called up by governors

In today’s Federal Newscast, National Guard members on state duty can now unionize, thanks to a new Justice Department agreement.

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1,400 EEOC employees will return to the office, but union negotiations still ongoing

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If work is going to be done differently, why should work spaces say the same

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DOL to expedite claims filing process for 15,000 federal firefighters

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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP, File)

DeJoy: USPS in recovery but ‘uncomfortable changes’ still to come under reform plan

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says tough decisions lie ahead as part of the Postal Service’s 10-year reform plan, and that the future of the agency depends…

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OPM outlines more steps for agencies to highlight collective bargaining rights for feds

OPM issued a second round of guidance to agencies, outlining several ways agencies should make federal employees more aware of their collective bargaining…

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SSA to open offices to the public as agency staffing issues continue

As the Social Security Administration works through ongoing recruitment and retention challenges, agency employees prepare to start in-person services on April 7.

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