Feds working out there in the nation’s parks and forests face special dangers but agency managers don’t have a good handle on the numbers.
A congressional watchdog agency says federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union wants the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decision on age discrimination in the federal workforce.
J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, said the goal of the rally was to give federal employees a “real voice on the job.”
Proposed rules are still open for comments. For details, the director of ecosystem management coordination at the Forest Service, Christine Dawe, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA employees relocating to Kansas City will now get incentive payments to make up for their now lower salaries.
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson says response times to incoming calls at the IRS remains the biggest challenge the agency has in dealing with the public.
The Job Corps restructuring would have closed nine of USDA’s 25 centers and transferred the remaining 16 to Labor.
In today’s Federal Newscast, House and Senate lawmakers have taken steps to prevent a White House proposal which would result in about 1,000 layoffs at the U.S. Forest Service.
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