Social Security Administration leadership met with employees Monday to announce a series of changes to existing telework policies, but the new arrangements vary widely across the agency and depend on an employee’s component — and whether or not an employee is part of a specific bargaining unit.
A 2016 law was supposed to, at last, give FBI whistleblowers the protections most other federal employees have. But three years after the bill’s passage, at least one FBI whistleblower says he’s still waiting for an opportunity to have his day in court.
If confirmed, Jovita Carranza said she would focus on SBA’s commitment to providing cybersecurity resources to the country’s 30 million small businesses.
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.