In the news business the best way to bury a story is to release or leak it on the Friday afternoon before a major national holiday. Such was the case this Memorial Day weekend when three executive orders designed to whip the bureaucracy in shape were issued Friday afternoon.
President Donald Trump has signed executive orders making it easier to fire poor-performing federal employees and overhaul federal employees union rights. J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the EOs and their potential impact. May 30, 2018
Congressman Phil Roe, the chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, said during an interview on the Federal Drive that veterans would receive better care in the private sector.
The Veterans Benefits Administration is reverting to previous performance management guidelines, which the American Federation of Government Employees says it too “chaotic.”
The House Veterans Affairs Committee also signed off on a clear oversight process for VA’s electronic health record modernization project, plus several other pieces of new legislation.
J. David Cox Sr., the national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, offers this reminder of why we need to thank federal workers.
The Office of Personnel Management detailed several significant proposals that would impact the current federal employee retirement system.
The Federal Salary Council will also review the methodology it currently uses to determine the locality pay program.
Members of the American Federation of Government Employees took to Capitol Hill this week, to rally against the proposed pay freeze and cuts included in the president’s 2019 budget request.
End of government shutdown good news for federal workers, but some worry another could be right around the corner.