The National Council on Disability is calling on Congress to phase out a New Deal-era program that gives people with disabilities federal contracting jobs, but pays them less than minimum wage.
Federal contractors can continue unconscious bias programs and still meet the demands of the president's recent executive order on diversity and inclusion training, Labor Department says, as long as programs don't touch on "white fragility" or "white privilege."
In today's Federal Newscast, 11 industry associations are calling on the Trump administration to rescind the executive order on diversity and training.
What role has the U.S. Department of Labor played in the COVID-19 pandemic response? How is Labor working to modernize the Unemployment Insurance program with the states? What is Labor doing to create customer-focused workforce solutions for American workers? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Patrick Pizzella, deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Labor.
Bryan Slater, the assistant secretary for administration and management at the Labor Department, details the agency’s progress in consolidating back-office functions and driving efficiencies.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says not all agencies have been tracking time and attendance fraud consistently.
In today's Federal Newscast, federal employees are learning a little more about the paid parental leave program.
In today's Federal Newscast, about 4,000 federal employees have filed workers' compensation claims with the Labor Department due to COVID-19.
In today's Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is making a renewed push in court to score hazard pay for federal employees working on the frontlines of the pandemic.
In today's Federal Newscast, lawmakers request transcripts from Trump administration call regarding the elimination of the Office of Personnel Management.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a new digital tool to help screen veterans, employees and other visitors for coronavirus.
In today's Federal Newscast, telework limitations rank high up on the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee’s list of federal agency challenges during the pandemic.
In today's Federal Newscast, Elaine McCusker, DoD’s acting comptroller and chief financial officer, will step down on June 26. She was nominated by President Trump for a permanent position, but it was revoked over reported disagreements about Ukraine.
One state's unemployment insurance modernization effort a few years ago spared it from much of the COVID-19-related turmoil affecting many others.