The pandemic board will oversee more than $2 trillion in spending, but recent shakeups in its leadership raise longstanding questions about the independence of these watchdogs.
The Department of Veterans Affairs flatly disputed claims the American Federation of Government Employees made in an unsafe work complaint to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The Office of Personnel Management has given the Department of Veterans Affairs authority to rehire retired federal medical professionals.
Federal employees must simply prove they received differential treatment due to their age during the personnel decision-making process, the Supreme Court said Monday. They do not need to prove age discrimination as the sole reason for a firing, demotion or other personnel action.
The IRS faces a three-pronged challenge: disbursing stimulus checks, extending the tax filing season to July 15 and carrying all of this out with about half of its employees working from home.
Sometimes federal employees are eligible for hazardous duty pay. Now a lawsuit alleges numerous employees didn’t get it.
Congress, having gutted out the biggest stimulus bill ever, is busier than ever.
For more on what hazardous pay is all about and a little history, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to Federal Practice Group partner Ricardo J. A. Pitts-Wiley.
Maryland is among the states with the highest concentration of federal employees, agencies and contractors, making drafting of the emergency stimulus bill signed last Friday by President Donald Trump especially important.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is out with a new report detailing sexual harassment in the federal workplace.
The American Federation of Government Employees and the Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch law firm say employees working through the coronavirus pandemic without the proper protective gear are entitled to hazardous duty pay.
The Justice Department sent guidance to state and local law enforcement telling them to allow federal employees to travel to and from work during lock down.
Federal News Network surveyed more than 1,000 federal employees about their telework situation and received 700 answers to open ended questions that explained how feds felt about their agency’s decision making process.
Federal News Network conducted an exclusive online survey of its readers asking about their current telework situation and found 77% say they are teleworking because of the coronavirus emergency.