In today’s Federal Newscast, two bills to protect federal employees’ health insurance benefits during future government shutdowns advanced to the full House for a vote.
Acknowledging recent decisions may suggest otherwise, the chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority said the agency has no “anti-union bias.”
As lawmakers return to Capitol Hill to continue appropriations discussions this coming week, the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger will be the elephant in the room.
The company previously indicated an unwillingness to issue the refunds, saying that doing so could amount to an admission of wrongdoing.
At this point, any legislative movement to authorize dismantling OPM is most likely dead in the water. The real question is what Congress and the administration will do next.
Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, acknowledged Tuesday the administration may need more time to carry out the proposed merger with the General Services Administration.
The Trump administration will face tough questions Tuesday as the House Oversight and Reform Government Operations Subcommittee reviews the proposed merger of the Office of Personnel with the General Services Administration.
The Pentagon has launched a new data gathering effort to try to detect sole-source vendors who are making excess profits by hiding their cost data from contracting officers.
Federal employees have a new flexibility to earn time off for religious reasons, while Congress considers a partial solution to resolve a shortcoming at the member-less Merit Systems Protection Board.
Federal contractors said the recent government shutdown was marked by confusion, lack of communication and unclear guidance from agencies about their responsibilities.