In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Defense Department shows there was a slight increase in the amount of sexual assaults reported at military academies.
For the Trump administration, 2018 was a productive year filled small, but productive steps toward its goal of modernizing the federal workforce. But it was a very different kind of year for federal employee unions.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats said more than 300,000 federal employees will be furloughed if Congress can’t come to a deal on seven remaining appropriation bills.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 agencies improved their grades, and for the first time no agency received an F on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FITARA scorecard.
President Donald Trump announced that federal agencies will be closed on December 5th in honor of the passing of 41st President George H. W. Bush, who passed away Nov. 30.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it is realigning the health administration to comply with the president’s reorganization executive order.
Federal employee union leaders, like their members, are finding a lot to worry about right now. A partial lapse in funding could be looming. A big dispute with the Trump administration is dragging on.
Agencies have more guidance now on how they should comply with President Donald Trump’s May executive orders on collective bargaining. Hear this and more stories in today’s Federal Newscast.
The Office of Personnel Management said agencies should continue to bargain in “good faith” and comply with the provisions of the president’s executive orders that haven’t been overturned in a recent court order.
The Veterans Affairs Department’s decision to abandon official time for some employees may set up further legal battles over the matter — and the president’s executive orders.