The Agriculture Department said short-term contractors, employees on detail from other agencies and reemployed annuitants are all part of its strategy to fill workforce gaps at the two research bureaus impacted by the USDA relocation.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is hopeful to secure a 3.1% raise during the conference on appropriations, and that Congress will pass a full budget before the CR expires.
Federal employee unions, democrats refocus their attention on getting the Senate to agree on provisions in FY 2020 bills to block rollbacks on collective bargaining, official time for feds.
A federal judge invalidated nine provisions of the President’s workforce executive orders in a ruling last August. But the U.S. Court of Appeals overturned that decision Tuesday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the new local union at the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service estimate four out of five employees will decline to relocate out of the national capital region.
The House Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal 2020 spending bill provision that would restore the IRS’s streamlined critical pay authority until September 2023.
As employees at the Agriculture Department await word of a final site decision, more members of Congress are taking steps to try to block the proposed USDA relocation.
The Trump administration will face tough questions Tuesday as the House Oversight and Reform Government Operations Subcommittee reviews the proposed merger of the Office of Personnel with the General Services Administration.
In today’s Federal Newscast, it appears the Navy will be dropping all charges against leadership involved in the USS Fitzgerald’s fatal collision with a merchant ship.
Now that the agency defends itself against more than a billion cyber attacks a year, Commissioner Chuck Rettig urged members of the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday for multi-year funds to modernize its hardware as well as its workforce, which hasn’t recovered from seven years of a hiring freeze.