OSC says federal employees can talk about impeachment, but directly advocating for or against it may violate the Hatch Act.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
Federal retirement systems, CSRS and FERS, have been under attack for several years, primarily because a group of House Republicans wanted to make the FERS program less costly to taxpayers and less beneficial to its retirees.
Federal employee union leaders, like their members, are finding a lot to worry about right now. A partial lapse in funding could be looming. A big dispute with the Trump administration is dragging on.
Agencies have more guidance now on how they should comply with President Donald Trump’s May executive orders on collective bargaining. Hear this and more stories in today’s Federal Newscast.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service lost money for the 12th straight year, although a rate increase on stamps could help.
Federal unions have filed a joint lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the same venue where the organizations saw success with their recent legal challenge of the President’s executive orders.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D) asked the Defense Department for information on how it will fix derelict homes on bases in his home state, this after a news report detailed serious hazards in military housing nationwide.
Unions representing federal and postal workers may be among the biggest winner in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Most went all out — though not exclusively — for Democratic candidates.
The Office of Personnel Management said agencies should continue to bargain in “good faith” and comply with the provisions of the president’s executive orders that haven’t been overturned in a recent court order.
The Veterans Affairs Department’s decision to abandon official time for some employees may set up further legal battles over the matter — and the president’s executive orders.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union files a mass grievance against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, for keeping on a political appointee who admitted to making racially charged blog posts.
A group of senators want more answers from the Office of Personnel Management about how agencies are complying with an August court order that invalidated the president’s workforce executive orders.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employee unions are heading back to court to pursue their cases against the Office of Personnel Management over the agency’s cyber breaches.