The FAA's order for employees to return to the office didn't sit well with one of its unions. They call the order a clear violation of their collective bargaining agreement.
The department expects the settlement agreement with AFGE to cost hundreds of millions of dollars, but it will take years to either reinstate or compensate the thousands of impacted former VA employees.
The IRS has ended its policy of revenue officers conducting unannounced home or business visits to address taxpayer debts.
The updated collective bargaining agreement between the Social Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees will cement official time, a mentorship program, child and elder care benefits and more for another six years.
National Science Foundation employees are expected to work in the office four days per pay period, starting in October. The announcement from management came prior to the completion of union negotiations.
In today's Federal Newscast: The Department of Homeland Security will see a change in a key leadership position. The law that governs federal cybersecurity is getting a bipartisan overhaul. And it looks like federal firefighters finally landed a permanent pay raise.
On today's Federal Newscast: A union for feds sounds the alarm about telework, budgets and DEI issues. What does it mean that agencies improperly paid out more than $247 billion? And IRS looks to beta-test a free, online tax-filing platform.
In today's Federal Newscast, employees at the Social Security Administration are warning that the agency's workforce challenges have become even more troubling.
The new collective bargaining agreement between the Department of Health and Human Services and National Treasury Employees Union includes expanded telework opportunities, a broadened childcare subsidy program and more.
The National Nurses Organizing Committee and National Nurses United at Veterans Affairs have signed a three-year contract. It covers more than 14,000 RNs at 23 VA hospitals. Negotiations spanned nearly a decade and two president's administrations
Over the past few years, letter carriers pulled residents from a burning home, rescued plane crash survivors and protected a woman from an attacker by sheltering her in their mail truck.
Public employee unions are a fact of life at the federal and most state levels of government, and in many large cities.
Union leaders have emphasized that collective bargaining agreements already in place outweigh OMB's latest telework memo, but AFGE's chapter representing HUD employees is calling for even more flexibility from agency leadership.
Negotiations over a new DEIA contract article have come to a standstill for the Environmental Protection Agency and the American Federation of Government Employees.