Federal Labor Relations Authority proposes new privacy rules

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) has proposed several revisions to rules concerning its duties under the Privacy Act, including duties assigned…

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Congress demands answers after explosive Coast Guard sexual assault report

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Do arbitrators go easy on federal employees who challenge being fired?

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How contractors use FOIA to spy on one another

The Freedom of Information Act might be best known as a way for journalists and public interest groups to get information about the operations of government….

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Dr. Rogers Cain, right, a primary care doctor, confers with office manager Cassandra Robinson, at his practice, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. Cain said it was easier to convince his elderly patients to get the vaccine but his patients under the age of 50 remain skeptical. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Federal workers injured on the job may soon have more treatment options

In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill passes the House giving federal workers who get injured on the job better access to workers’ compensation.

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

FOIA advisers recommend independent review into how DHS handles immigration record requests

DHS gets the most FOIA requests out of any federal agency, and most of them are related to immigration records.

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