In this Aug. 13, 2019, photo, Dr. Jasmine Saavedra, left, a pediatrician at Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago, hands newborn Alondra Marquez to her mother, Esthela Nuñez, right, after examination. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health outcomes and rising costs they say will come from sweeping changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)

OPM sheds more light on new paid parental leave for feds

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees are learning a little more about the paid parental leave program.

Read more

Lankford: Time to ‘reinvent the wheel’ on telework in federal workforce

Read more

USPS board nominees see no ‘easy answers,’ but common ground for postal reform

Read more
Amelia Brust, Federal News NetworkSocial Security, SSA, worker, telework

Majority of SSA employees have or will soon begin full-time telework

Read more
Getty Images/iStockphoto/utah778legislation document folder on the desk of the judge. Concepts of law, legal.

Social security relief for federal retirees, and other bills to watch after August recess

Read more
Attorney General William Barr speaks in a roundtable to address elder financial exploitation, at Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Justice Department creates task force to help find schemes targeting seniors

In today’s Federal Newscast, a provision in the annual Defense bill the Senate Armed Services Committee released this week would order a top-to-bottom…

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts