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.
Employees worry recent initiatives designed to raise the profile of diversity and inclusion within the Department of Veterans Affairs won't trickle down to local facilities and mid-management.
There's bipartisan consensus transportation security officers are underpaid, but Congress can't yet agree on the best path for raising TSA salaries.
In today's Federal Newscast, senators from Maryland and Virginia pressed President Joe Biden to come up with a plan for a new FBI headquarters.
This time last year, local leaders at the American Federation of Government Employees were scrambling to resolve multiple crises. Now, they’re highlighting staffing shortages at multiple agencies.
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The Environmental Protection Agency and American Federation of Government Employees will revert back to some policies from a 2007 contract while they negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.
Leaders of the House Oversight and Reform Government Operations Subcommittee are calling on the Biden administration to quickly nominate qualified members to the Merit Systems Protection Board.
In today's Federal Newscast, the two largest federal employee unions are calling on the Education Department to cancel student debt for federal employees with 10 years or more of public service.
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday announced steps it would take to comply with a January executive order from President Joe Biden. The agency's largest federal employee union called it a "step in the right direction."
The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package gives federal employees access to a new bank of paid leave, which will allow them to recover from COVID-19 and care for sick family members, or children who are learning virtually from home. President Joe Biden signed the relief bill into law Thursday afternoon.
The Agriculture Department's new telework policy will fall more closely in line with the program Secretary Tom Vilsack established when he first led USDA in 2014. The department is also considering a broader array of new remote work policies and flexible duty stations, which USDA said is one of its "highest management priorities."