President Joe Biden took executive action Friday to repeal at least four Trump-era executive orders that limited collective bargaining and stripped certain job protections from career federal employees.
A bicameral pair of Democrats have reintroduced legislation to provide civilian employees with a federal pay raise in 2022.
Reps. Gerry Connolly and Brian Fitzpatrick introduced new legislation that would prohibit future administrations from moving career positions out of the civil service and into a new excepted service schedule.
In today's Federal Newscast, at least 132,000 health care professionals at the Department of Veterans Affairs have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the 11th FITARA scorecard where no agency received an "A" grade and 10 agencies earned B grades.
A bicameral group of Democrats have asked the Government Accountability Office to help them track instances of burrowing that have occurred during the last four years.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), chairman of the Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, introduced new legislation designed to help incoming administrations better track "midnight regulations" issued in the final days of the previous one.
The annual Defense authorization bill is filled with policy changes for non-defense agencies, including more than 50 focused on cybersecurity and a host of others address small business contracting.
House Democrats, good government groups and federal employee associations are urging congressional appropriators to include language blocking the president's Schedule F executive order in the next spending bill.
The vast majority of congressmen and senators who hold a key committee post or have a history of advocating for federal employees have won their reelection bids. Here's a roundup of the 2020 congressional races that matter to federal employees and contractors.
In an email to the workforce, acting Office of Personnel Management Director Michael Rigas told staff the administration would no longer devote "time and energy" to the proposed merger with the General Services Administration.
House Democrats are demanding the Trump administration immediately stop implementing the president's Schedule F executive order until they can determine the EO's full impact on the career federal workforce.
The National Treasury Employees Union is suing the Trump administration over the president's recent Schedule F executive order. Three House Democrats introduced new legislation intended to nullify the EO and protect career federal employees impacted by it.
The Postal Service has already handled 523 million pieces of election mail — including 100 million ballots — and those figures will continue to climb in the final days leading up the election.