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.
A sexual assault allegation from inside a VA hospital has led to rancor among officials.
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.