In today’s Federal Newscast, the Air Force orders all of its facilities to designate secure, comfortable spaces for nursing mothers.
It’s been more than two years since Congress agreed to overhaul federal administrative leave policies, but agencies are still missing the regulations needed to implement some of the more transformative changes.
The White House is encouraging agencies to grant their employees in the Washington, D.C. area up to two hours of administrative leave to attend Tuesday’s victory parade.
OPM is adding new employee regulations in line with the Administrative Leave Act of 2016.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management has proposed new regulations that define parameters for agencies in granting administrative leave.
Long speeches and piecemeal civil service reform mark the waning days of the 114th Congress.
A provision in the 2017 National Defense Authorization creates new categories of administrative leave: “investigative” or “notice” leave. Employees under an adverse personnel action investigation may stay on leave for 10 work days.
The Government Accountability Office found that the Homeland Security Department still has work to do in finding out whether the new administrative leave policy is having any effect. Andrew Von Ah, GAO’s acting director for Homeland Security and Justice Issues, offered his insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
A bipartisan pair of senators has gotten the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to approve a bill to reform administrative leave. Patricia Niehaus, national president of the Federal Managers Association, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what her organization likes about the legislation.
Monica Molnar, a senior associate with the Federal Practice Group, argues that Congress is focusing on the wrong solution when it comes to fixing the administrative leave process.