Denis McDonough

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VA touts its largest nursing workforce, but union says they’re ‘chronically understaffed’

The VA employs the largest nursing workforce in the country. But a nurses union says VA is leaving positions unfilled, spreading VA nurses thin.

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(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

VA secretary admits ‘massive mistakes’ over improper executive bonuses, rejects calls for firings

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VA makes gains in engagement in Best Places to Work results

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VA paid nearly $11M in bonuses to ineligible executives, watchdog finds

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VA bonuses, Veterans Homeless Grants

VA reviewing 4,000 positions at risk of pay downgrade

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Most VA sites scheduling more medical appointments through ‘access sprints’

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McDonough says ‘tighter fiscal picture’ at VA requires careful planning to continue health care hiring

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VA launches historic health care expansion under accelerated PACT Act eligibility timeline

On March 5, all veterans exposed to toxic substances and other hazards during military service at home or abroad will be eligible to enroll directly in…

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VHA tells leaders to rescind job offers only as a ‘last resort’ to manage size of health care workforce

The Veterans Health Administration, in recent memos, put a temporary pause on pulling back job offers, then told leadership and HR officials to only rescind…

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VA sexual harassment investigation recommends firing, recouping bonuses from supervisors

An internal investigation at the Department of Veterans Affairs has substantiated claims of sexual harassment carried out by senior leaders in an office that normally deals with these types of complaints.

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