In an email to Social Security Administration employees Friday afternoon, Kilolo Kijakazi, a Biden appointee, said the president had made a decision to change agency leadership, naming her as the acting SSA commissioner.
The State Department makes a big policy change to passports. All federal fighters will likely make no less than $15 dollars an hour. And Guantanamo Bay is on the chopping block — again.
Veterans Affairs must reinstate certain employees who were fired, demoted or suspended without a chance to improve their performance, according to a decision which the Federal Labor Relations Authority upheld for a second time last week.
House Democrats argue the pandemic has shown the need for paid family and medical leave, but Republicans say the benefits federal employees have are already too generous.
In today's Federal Newscast, top House Republicans want to know why the administration granted ethics waivers to two political appointees at the Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget.
The Biden administration on Thursday lifted the cap on the number of federal employees who can work in the office, but agencies must first submit and finalize reentry plans, update COVID-19 safety protocols, meet union obligations and give the workforce enough advanced notice.
The Biden administration directed the Transportation Security Administration to expand collective bargaining rights, begin negotiating a new contract and pay TSA officers General Schedule wages.
President Joe Biden wants the Labor Department to initiate a review of climate-related financial risks on federal employees and their retirement savings, while Congress again wants the Thrift Savings Plan to divest from Chinese companies.
The Biden administration will recommend a 2.7% federal pay raise for civilian federal employees in 2022. The president's budget request also outlines a few steps agencies will take to recruit more young talent and improve federal internships.
At least two unions have been bargaining for four years. And, it turns out, in bad faith.
A bill under debate in Congress right how would move transportation security officers to Title 5 and into the General Schedule system, presumably giving them a raise. With what the officers themselves think, president of AFGE Local 333, Joe Shuker.
The Office of Personnel Management is reviewing a 2017 executive order from the Trump administration, which disbanded formal labor-management relations forums.
As pandemic guidelines change, the House Oversight and Reform Committee advanced legislation that would require specific workplace safety plans from federal agencies as they prepare to reopen offices.
In today's Federal Newscast, the largest federal employee union has some ideas of how to address the Defense Department's skill gaps.