Workforce changes may be coming soon to two subcomponents at the Department of Homeland Security, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, where more than half of its employees could face furloughs without emergency supplemental funding from Congress.
The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) celebrated a big birthday last Friday, but there are few federal participants left in the government's once signature pension plan.
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.
The Office of Personnel Management also announced an operating status change for the national capital region. Federal offices are open but with maximum telework flexibilities for eligible employees.
The two largest federal employee unions said Thursday steps to protect the federal workforce from the rapid spread of the coronavirus were falling short.
The largest federal employee union is also urging the Office of Personnel Management to allow all telework-eligible workers to begin immediately working remotely.
In today's Federal Newscast, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says BLM issued 173 relocation notices to employees, and about 80 accepted the move to Colorado.
J. David Cox, the national president of the largest federal employee union, has resigned amid a months-long sexual harassment investigation.
The National Treasury Employees Union is challenging the Federal Labor Relations Authority's recent decision on dues payments in the U.S. Court of Appeals.
This isn't the first time defense and labor management officials have considered excluding civilian employees at the Defense Department from collective bargaining.
The American Federation of Government Employees said it faces a series of familiar challenges again this year, despite the addition of new paid parental leave benefits and a federal pay raise victory.
President Donald Trump's proposed 1% across-the-board federal pay raise is an attempt to meet Congress "halfway" on the topic, as the administration also recommended more agency funding on employee performance rewards and bonuses.
A bicameral pair of lawmakers have reintroduced legislation for the sixth consecutive year now, which would ensure employees get a federal pay raise in 2021.
The American Federation of Government Employees is seeking immediate relief from Office of Special Counsel guidance on Hatch Act violations, which the union argues limits employees' First Amendment rights to talk about the impeachment of President Donald Trump. AFGE has an ongoing lawsuit on the matter in a federal district court.