As the record-breaking shutdown continues, here’s a comprehensive list of legislation introduced by lawmakers to build resilience in the workforce and combat looming financial hardship.
House Democrats in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia said they’re reminding their colleagues during the government shutdown: most federal employees live outside the Washington metropolitan area.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a review by the Center for American Progress looks at how much money federal workers could lose during the partial government shutdown.
Employees at the Health and Human Services Department picketed outside the agency’s headquarters Thursday afternoon, demanding that HHS leadership resume collective bargaining negotiations with the National Treasury Employees Union.
With a majority of the House and nearly half the Senate pushing back on the Trump administration’s plan to privatize the Postal Service, postal employees across the country rallied Monday, calling on their lawmakers to scuttle the proposal.
House Republicans said they’ve reached a tentative deal on a federal pay raise for 2019. Federal employee unions and House Democrats, however, are cautious about the agreement.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) wants a joint session to analyze the legality of the Agriculture Department’s proposal to move the Economic Research Service and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture out of the nation’s capital by the end of 2019.
A coalition of House Democrats from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are calling on congressional leadership to change course on the president’s proposed federal pay freeze.
Office of Management and Budget attempted to sell lawmakers on its reorganization proposals Wednesday. The proposal to reorganize the Office of Personnel Management sparked mostly concern from members.
Lawmakers are working to continue their efforts to protect the identities of feds endangered by the OPM data breaches, cut spending by $15 billion, and improve the online presence of federal agencies.