In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is getting ready to announce new vetting procedures for foreign military members studying and training at U.S. facilities.
An Energy Department employee violated the Hatch Act when she gave a tour of a nuclear waste treatment plant to a congressional candidate, the Office of Special Counsel said Thursday. The employee has resigned and agreed to a three-year debarment from federal employment.
DHS morale numbers are unlikely to rise without significant reforms on multiple levels.
The Office of Congressional Workplace Rights is a little more than a year into reforms and expansion that Congress itself ordered in 2018.
A victim advocate for a large U.S. Army Reserve command has accused commanders of mishandling sexual assault cases and retaliating against at least one victim.
An online database of nearly 800 agency collective bargaining agreements is now live on the Office of Personnel Management’s website. The creation of a common, public CBA system was a requirement of the president’s 2018 workforce executive orders.
New-to-Washington political appointees, hoping to dilute or eliminate teleworking in their agencies, maybe got a dose of reality this week.
A group of Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), has introduced a bill that would ensure all federal employees, including those at the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration and non-judicial workers at the District of Columbia courts, have access to new paid parental leave benefits.
HHS committed a “clear and patent violation” of its 2010 collective bargaining agreement with NTEU, according to an independent arbitrator.
The identity of the whistleblower that led to the impeachment proceedings has been kept secret all along. But is that kosher?
Credibility with the public originates with employees trusting one another.
Several recent court decisions involving the appointments clause and the structure of quasi-judicial boards may have big consequences for administrative judges and other board members at the Merit Systems Protection Board, Federal Service Impasses Panel and other federal agencies.
In an extended in-studio interview on Federal Drive with Tom Temin, Special Counsel Henry Kerner offered a summary of last year’s work.
The House has sent “minibus” spending bills, which include a 3.1% federal pay raise, to the Senate for its consideration. Congress must pass and the president must sign both bills into law by Friday to avoid a second government shutdown this year.