Fed Life — Oct. 25, 2023

Whether its the war in Ukraine, the war in Israel, the House speaker race or any of a zillion controversial topics, everyone has an opinion. As a federal employee, can you express *your* opinions out loud and not get fired for it? I asked about this and a few other matters when I spoke with federal employment attorney John Mahoney.

Plus, lawmakers are once again proposing changes to telework and remote work for federal employees. The newly introduced Senate bill, Telework Reform Act, would among other things set some new reporting requirements on the government’s workplace arrangements. The bipartisan legislation is deviates from the goals of the SHOW UP Act from earlier this year. Federal News Network reporter Drew Friedman discussed it with producer Eric White.