The Office of Personnel Management said agencies can virtually offer the oath of office and remotely collect onboarding documents from new employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. attorneys say a series of challenges from the National Treasury Employees Union on the last government shutdown should be dismissed because the union can’t demonstrate their exact legal injuries could be repeated. The deadline to avoid another government shutdown is Dec. 20.
A federal employee weighs in on the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act, and suggests excepted employees should receive additional compensation for having to work with no pay.
The IRS is still reeling from the effects of the 35-day shutdown that ended last month, according to the agency’s taxpayer watchdog office.
Before the reopening of the government Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Heidi Burakiewicz, partner at Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, who represents many Bureau of Prison employees.
Our survey reveals a sense of resentment of the furloughed by those forced to work.
Nearly 90 percent of excepted employees who took a recent Federal News Network survey about their experiences during the 35-day government shutdown said morale is worse off than before the lapse began.
With furlough exceptions focused on protection of life and property, “partial” government shutdown paints a picture of two governments.
Margot Conrad from the Partnership for Public Service shares ideas with excepted employees and managers on how to survive, without pay, during a shutdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel presents its findings from two investigations involving employee misconduct and negligence at the Veterans Affairs Department.