The American Federation of Government Employees has sued the Federal Service Impasses Panel over its decision to rewrite major portions of the unions’ contract with the Social Security Administration. If AFGE is successful, the case could have significant implications for other federal employee unions engaged in agency negotiations.
OSC guidance seems to leave plenty of room to talk impeachment at work.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced plans to streamline the department’s 13 ethics programs into one.
The American Federation of Government Employees said the Office of Special Counsel’s November 2018 guidance on advocating or opposing “impeachment” or “resistance” violates federal employees’ First Amendment rights.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has launched the Contractor Assistance Portal.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Wednesday denied the Trump administration’s motion to immediately lift the injunction on the president’s workforce executive orders.
Would you move your family from the suburbs of Washington, D.C., to those of Kansas City to take a lower-wage job — as in $5,000 to $15,000 per annum lower?
Though the agreement doesn’t make any guarantees, the deal the Agriculture Department and the American Federation of Government Employees reached late last week gives employees impacted by the Kansas City relocation a path to request more time to make the move and other flexibilities.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA employees relocating to Kansas City will now get incentive payments to make up for their now lower salaries.
The Social Security Administration is implementing a hiring freeze at headquarters and regional office components to focus more resources on public-facing customer services, Commissioner Andrew Saul told employees.
Patrick Pizzella, acting Labor secretary, spent time at the agency in the 2000s and is using that knowledge to push the pace of change in technology, human resources and driving decisions through data.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office found leadership changes have stalled out some of the agency’s reorganization efforts.
Federal employee unions last week asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to deny the government an opportunity to immediately enforce the provisions of the President’s workforce executive orders.
The new budget deal between Congress and the White House includes a two-year ban on sequestration-related furloughs for federal workers.