Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA is facing more congressional backlash for its plans to relocate two research bureaus to Kansas City, and the DoD Inspector General says former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White misused her subordinates’ time.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned a lower court’s decision on the President’s workforce executive orders, but it also delayed lifting the injunction of the EOs.
Dean Zerbe of the National Whistleblower Center joined Federal Drive to discuss reforms to the IRS whistleblower program in the Taxpayer First Act.
Roughly 57% of employees given relocation notices at the Economic Research Service and 67% of such employees at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture have rejected USDA’s reassignment to Kansas City.
Jeff Neal argues that executive orders against collective bargaining and flip-flopping FLRA majorities are not the way to make fundamental changes in civil service policy.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Mark Esper is poised to become the next Defense secretary. If he’s confirmed, one of his first jobs will be to help fill the rest of the vacant politically-appointed positions in the Pentagon.
Federal employee unions, democrats refocus their attention on getting the Senate to agree on provisions in FY 2020 bills to block rollbacks on collective bargaining, official time for feds.
A federal judge invalidated nine provisions of the President’s workforce executive orders in a ruling last August. But the U.S. Court of Appeals overturned that decision Tuesday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and OPM said a 2018 Supreme Court decision opens up existing law to a new interpretation.
GSA manages a portfolio of more than 711 federally owned and leased buildings in Region 8, which includes Colorado, Utah, Montana, North and South Dakota, and Wyoming.
Some see federal employment as a protected world of benefits, protections, a great place to retire from, etc. But the reality is sometimes very different.
All eyes are on Customs and Border Protection to make sure it holds accountable agents caught making lewd comments in a Facebook group.
NASA launched an anti-harassment campaign and strategy not because it identified a specific problem, but because its top leaders said they see a diverse and inclusive workforce as key to achieving their new goal to return Americans to the moon by 2024.
NIH director Francis Collins joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the responsibility of scientific leaders to end harassment and advancement barriers for women.