While the intent of the Hatch Act provisions restricting federal workers may be sound, the result is, in effect, muzzling many federal workers and depriving them of their First Amendment rights
The Tennessee Valley Authority is restructuring its office of the chief information officer resulting a reduction of force of 20% of the IT workforce by June.
There are some things, persons, places, food, sports teams etc., that people either love or hate. Take teleworking.
House members said they’re working on new legislation designed to clarify and improve protections for federal whistleblowers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three senators want the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the process non-citizen service members go through to become naturalized.
The Senate should have the chance to vote on Merit System Protection Board nominees.
The American Federation of Government Employees is seeking immediate relief from Office of Special Counsel guidance on Hatch Act violations, which the union argues limits employees’ First Amendment rights to talk about the impeachment of President Donald Trump. AFGE has an ongoing lawsuit on the matter in a federal district court.
With the nominees to restore a quorum at the Merit Systems Protection Board still sitting quietly in the Senate, disagreement has begun over who’s to blame for the historic absences at the board. In an exclusive report, Federal News Network explored different sides of the debate.
Leadership on two House committees are skeptical of a proposed rule from the EEOC, which would reverse a 40-year-old policy allowing union representatives official time to prepare discrimination complaints on behalf of their coworkers.
Recent and tragic shootings at military installations show that physical threats remain potent, even in the continental U.S.
With details on how it might work, and what it will mean for employees, federal employment attorney Tom Spiggle joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Agriculture Department has asked the Federal Labor Relations Authority to clarify how agency heads should handle collective bargaining agreements that have expired or rolled over — but haven’t yet been renegotiated.
With analysis of what’s going on, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to federal employment attorney Debra D’Agostino.
A 2016 law was supposed to, at last, give FBI whistleblowers the protections most other federal employees have. But three years after the bill’s passage, at least one FBI whistleblower says he’s still waiting for an opportunity to have his day in court.