The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal includes recommendations that would shorten the time federal employees have to appeal a disciplinary or performance-based firing, suspension or other punishment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) said he is on a “journey” to make sure federal agencies don’t abuse federal travel plans.
President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate Dale Cabaniss to be the permanent director of the Office of Personnel Management. The agency has been without permanent leadership for five months.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the agency in charge of union relationships, no longer has one with it’s own employees union.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority said it reviewed case load, staffing and rental costs before finalizing its decision its second regional office in two months.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office said the Postal Service’s retiree health benefits fund has over $60 billion in unfunded liabilities.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority reportedly told the American Federation of Government Employees this week that the Education Department did bargain in “bad faith” when it ended ground rules negotiations and implemented its own management document.
We should expect to see continued give and take between the executive and legislative branches, because no one can write perfect language every time and because the executive branch wants the freedom to act.
Eight former regional directors of the Federal Labor Relations Authority say the agency’s plan to close two regional offices by the end of the fiscal year is a blow to efficiency and may undo recent progress in the labor-management community.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce, hosted a hearing Tuesday to discuss the low morale of federal employees and explore possible solutions for agencies seeking to improve it.