A new collective bargaining agreement between the Social Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees gives the union a smaller bank of official time hours than it had before, but more than representatives would see under the president’s workforce executive orders.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Association of Postal Supervisors has filed a lawsuit against USPS seeking back pay to match private sector pay.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Senate passes its version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a 3.1% pay raise for active duty military.
Workplace disputes within federal agencies can often take a long time to resolve, years even.
In today’s Federal Newscast, it appears the Navy will be dropping all charges against leadership involved in the USS Fitzgerald’s fatal collision with a merchant ship.
The Homeland Security Department and Millennium Challenge Corporation, two vastly different agencies, offered similar lessons for success on the 2017 Best Places to Work rankings.
Agencies admitted that when it comes to telework, they’re still flying by the seat of their pants. The Office of Personnel Management is asking agencies to look more closely at their reports on employees’ telework usage and success.
When labor-management relationships are strong, employee engagement improves, federal union leaders said during a discussion at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service conference in Chicago. Union leaders say their partnerships with agencies have improved over the past eight years, but the success of those partnerships too often depends on the administration.