The Office of Personnel Management is currently drafting regulations needed to implement the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act. Members of the public will have a chance to comment on those regulations, due sometime in late spring.
A group of Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), has introduced a bill that would ensure all federal employees, including those at the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration and non-judicial workers at the District of Columbia courts, have access to new paid parental leave benefits.
Eugene Scalia has a decades-long record of challenging Labor Department and other federal regulations, as well as a famous last name
President Donald Trump signed the 2019 spending bill into law, securing a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees that will be retroactive to Jan. 1.
A 1.9 percent pay raise looks more likely for federal employees in 2019, as lawmakers finalize a spending package designed to avoid another government shutdown.
White House tries to hold jittery GOP in line over wall, government shutdown
Congressional leaders introduced a two-week funding bill Monday to avert a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico
A federal judge will hear a motion for summary judgment on several federal unions' objections to the president's recent executive orders in U.S. District Court on July 25.
Will Congress pass another CR or shutdown the government again? Federal News Radio survey results show feds pessimistic about either outcome.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bill to make sure Congressional members use their own money to settle with harassment victims passed the House unanimously.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for cloture vote on a bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8.
The Senate could only muster 50 votes, not 60, to invoke cloture to end debate on the continuing resolution to keep the government open.
According to budget documents that Federal News Radio obtained, the Food and Drug Administration would see $40 million in cuts to employee salaries and administrative expenses during the last five months of fiscal 2017. The Homeland Security Department would lose $41 million for the Financial Systems Modernization program, a shared services effort affiliated with the Interior Department's Interior Business Center.
A top Department of Homeland Security official thinks 2017 is the big year for cybersecurity investment.