Don Kettl, a professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, offered his take on the most important administrative and governance topics ahead.
Federal unions, many good government groups and much of the media have attacked President Trump's proposal to make it easy to fire hundreds --if not thousands--of career feds now protected by civil service rules.
The National Treasury Employees Union is suing the Trump administration over the president's recent Schedule F executive order. Three House Democrats introduced new legislation intended to nullify the EO and protect career federal employees impacted by it.
The American Federation of Government Employees has no end of complaints about Veterans Affairs. Now the union has obtained documents it says proves systemic racism issues.
A new executive order from President Donald Trump will reclassify certain current and future positions in the career civil service as a new political class known as "Schedule F."
The Federal Salary Council is not recommending any new areas for 2022. But the council did engage in debate over the future of the federal locality program.
Federal News Network reviewed the track records and campaign policies for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Here's where they stand on the issues important to federal employees, including pay, benefits and government oversight.
Nearly 700 employees at the Environmental Protection Agency said they have no confidence in leadership's ability to keep them safe during the pandemic. They're asking to continue telework until an effective vaccine is available.
New proposed regulations from OPM reinterpret the agency's own 40-year-old reading of the Back Pay Act, and would limit the kinds of cases where federal employees could receive back pay, as well as exclude unions from receiving attorney fees.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority issued three recent decisions on behalf of three separate departments, all of which will likely give agencies more power at the collective bargaining table.
The way things seem to be going between Department of Veterans Affairs management and the American Federation of Government Employees, contract negotiations could outlast the pandemic.
Military members and federal employee groups worry those impacted by the president's mandatory payroll tax deferral aren't getting the message about the extra dollars they're seeing in their paychecks -- and that they'll have to pay it all back next year.
In a collective bargaining dispute between the National Treasury Employees Union and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, an arbitrator said the agency committed unfair labor practices by implementing pieces of the president's 2018 workforce executive orders. Those practices, the arbitrator said, also run contrary to a longstanding federal labor-relations law.
President Donald Trump has issued an order that he said will expand a ban on the use of federal money for certain diversity training