American Federation of Government Employees

(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

SSA reaches agreement with 3 unions over office reentry plans

The Social Security Administration has reached an agreement with its three unions on office reentry plans.

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Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo people visit the Smithsonian Museum of American History on the National Mall at 14th Street and Constitution Ave., in Washington. In response to rising COVID-19 infection numbers, the Smithsonian Institution is indefinitely shutting down operations at all its facilities, effective Monday and affecting seven museums, plus the National Zoo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

The nation’s museums put the federal employee COVID dispute on display

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How 5 federal agencies are handling employee reentry in the new year — for now

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Light from the morning sun illuminates the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. With Democrats holding a thin majority in Congress, passage of President Joe Biden's sweeping legislative agenda will be a challenge as negotiations continue in the 50-50 Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Federal employees score new bereavement leave benefits in 2022 NDAA

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Agencies should delay toughest penalties for unvaccinated federal employees, Biden administration says

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Federal district court denies two initial attempts at blocking federal vaccine mandate for employees

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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa.  Millions of U.S. workers now have a Jan. 4 deadline to get a COVID vaccine. The federal government on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 announced new vaccine requirements for workers at companies with more than 100 employees as well as workers at health care facilities that treat Medicare and Medicaid patients.. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

AFGE asks White House to delay federal vaccine mandate deadline for employees

The largest federal employee union is urging the Biden administration to push back an upcoming deadline for executive branch workers to comply with the…

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SSA eyes January date for reopening offices, new employee telework schedules

Senior leadership at the Social Security Administration will return to the office starting Dec. 1. The rest of the workforce will begin returning to their…

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Under new Biden initiative, agencies will do more to educate employees about collective bargaining

The White House on Wednesday announced new steps agencies will take to better inform prospective federal employees, new hires and current workers about their collective bargaining rights — and provide more details on how they can become active dues-paying union members if they choose.

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