The National Federation of the Blind and four individual plaintiffs file a lawsuit in federal court against the Social Security Administration for its refusal to accept digital signatures.
According to new research from the Merit Systems Protection Board, downsizing and decentralization within federal HR over the last three decades have created a void that agencies haven’t been able to fill.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is out with a new report detailing sexual harassment in the federal workplace.
The Office of Personnel Management has tapped Dennis Kirk, one of the president’s nominees to fill the Merit Systems Protection Board, to lead a key governmentwide workforce policy office.
In today’s Federal Newscast, military medical facilities are postponing all elective surgeries, invasive procedures and dental procedures due to the response to coronavirus.
Agencies have offered mixed messages about telework and the flexibilities their employees have in balancing the coronavirus pandemic, childcare duties and family medical concerns — and their work and services to the public.
The notion that agencies could fire federal employees for “disloyalty” or personal political beliefs has long been dispensed with, and was codified in the Civil Service Reform Act, now over 40 years old.
In today’s Federal Newscast, in an open letter to the Democratic candidates for president, Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) asked them how they plan to rebuild the federal workforce.
A coalition of whistleblower advocates are urging Congress to restore a quorum to the Merit Systems Protection Board by confirming at least two of the president’s nominees. The MSPB has lacked a quorum for more than three years.
In today’s Federal Newscast, media reports indicate that J. David Patterson is removing himself from consideration.