Bob Tobias, a professor in American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs, described what he called the “three legged stool” essential to any successful civil service reform.
With a majority of the House and nearly half the Senate pushing back on the Trump administration’s plan to privatize the Postal Service, postal employees across the country rallied Monday, calling on their lawmakers to scuttle the proposal.
Citing “governmentwide reach,” the Trump administration requested an expedited briefing in its appeal of the federal district court’s injunction of the president’s executive orders.
Lawyers for the Trump administration say the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit should review a federal judge’s decision to invalidate the bulk of the president’s executive orders on official time, collective bargaining and employee removals.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 28 Senators signed on to a resolution to keep the U.S. Postal Service a federal entity.
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 3399 has filed a contempt motion with a federal district court, citing a dispute with the Veterans Affairs Department over the president’s recent executive orders.
The CSRS and FERS programs are considered the jewel in the crown of federal civil service benefits but the Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. NARFE’s Jessica Klement and John Hatton join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what the organization is doing to protect all federal benefits, including the retirement plan. September 18, 2018
The Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. If it becomes law the 2019 COLA would be the last.
In today’s Federal Newscast, speaking to supporters last night, the president said he’s secured commitments from Congressional leaders to fund a border wall.
President Donald Trump said a pay freeze wouldn’t hurt Uncle Sam in either recruiting or retaining good people. Government unions denounced the proposed pay freeze and Trump’s attitude toward federal workers.
Relations between the Trump administration and federal employee unions have frayed. Bob Tobias, professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University, offered some perspective on how things perhaps should go.
Agencies are beginning to revoke the actions they previously took to comply with the president’s recent workforce executive orders, federal unions said.
More than 200 former national security professionals want answers from the Office of Personnel Management and the Director of National Intelligence about how and why USPS released the confidential national security questionnaire of congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger.
An arbitrator says VA has violated the terms of its contract with the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in implementing certain provisions of the accountability act.