FILE - In this March 18, 2020, file photo a National Park Service worker picks up trash along the drained Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool as the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol are seen in the distance in Washington, at sunrise. Nearly 3,000 federal workers have filed compensation claims for having contracted COVID-19 on the job, a number that is expected to double by early next month, according to a Department of Labor review. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

How can the National Labor Relations Board retain staff, morale?

Like a hot air balloon with a pinhole, the National Labor Relations Board has been steadily losing people and the morale of those remaining.

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EPA details plans to restore collective bargaining with largest employee union

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A long-serving and steady voice for public service and performance calls it a day

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VA announces plans to restore collective bargaining and official time

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Donald Trump

Some agencies moving faster than others to roll back Trump workforce orders

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown, nearly 60 percent of its workforce, to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

How IRS line employees and managers are dealing with a second filing season under pandemic

One thing you can say about working for the IRS, it’s been exciting. Now the agency’s Professional Managers Association has a new roster of leadership…

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Joe Biden

Top Biden administration officials promise to rebuild, set new tone with federal workforce

Biden administration officials say they’re striking a new tone with federal employees, and the Office of Personnel Management is ready to reemerge as a…

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President Joe Biden speaks during an event to commemorate the 50 millionth COVID-19 shot, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Biden scraps Trump EO on defense workers collective bargaining authority

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Joe Biden rescinded a 2020 memo that gave the Defense secretary the authority to exclude certain employees from collective bargaining.

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