The Department of Veterans Affairs flatly disputed claims the American Federation of Government Employees made in an unsafe work complaint to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Sometimes federal employees are eligible for hazardous duty pay. Now a lawsuit alleges numerous employees didn’t get it.
Some exposed employees got the virus in the line of duty. Now they’re suing for extra pay.
The American Federation of Government Employees and the Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch law firm say employees working through the coronavirus pandemic without the proper protective gear are entitled to hazardous duty pay.
In today’s Federal Newscast, search space-force on USAJobs.gov, and you’ll come up with 39 jobs, and not clerks or mail room staff, either.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a proposal in the 2020 defense authorization bill would require the Defense Department Inspector General to tell Congress if the department experimented with the idea of weaponizing disease-carrying insects.
Michael Horowitz, DOJ inspector general, outlines issues with the Bureau of Prisons’ data methods, as well as staffing issues at the agency and department-wide.
The Justice Department’s Bureau of Prisons operates with a complex stew of issues affecting prisoners and guards alike.
Facing an aging workforce and unanswered questions over the legality of some of its work, Justice Department leaders will have several challenging problems to deal with in the new year.
Nearly three in every 10 new employees hired by the federal government have worked for Uncle Sam before — in uniform. But even as the federal government has found success onboarding veteran employees, new questions have been raised about the workplace environments veterans are encountering.