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Federal employees have some of the worst whistleblower protections in the country, advocates say

Whistleblower protections for federal employees are some of the worst in the U.S. labor market, advocates say, and they see recent bipartisan legislation…

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Biden at last announces two MSPB nominees, enough to restore a quorum

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE- In this March 30, 2019, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible as cherry blossom trees bloom on the West Lawn in Washington. The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since late 1969, a sign that employers are holding onto their workers despite signs of a slowing economy. Weekly applications for jobless aid fell 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 202,000, the Labor Department said Thursday, April 4. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, FIle)

Congress again ponders the next round of whistleblower reform

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Whistleblower protection bill gives feds facing retaliation avenue for relief outside MSPB

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Do federal employees get pay increases regardless of their job performance?

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Step increases are ‘nearly automatic’ for most federal employees, MSPB says

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Former HUD official faces punishment for Hatch Act violation during Trump administration

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel handed down a fine and two-year ban from federal service to a former official at Housing and…

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White House running out of time to restore functionality to MSPB, congressmen warn

Leaders of the House Oversight and Reform Government Operations Subcommittee are calling on the Biden administration to quickly nominate qualified members…

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Schedule F is gone, but the debate continues in Congress

Were federal employees happier than ever or left vulnerable after four years of President Donald Trump? Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee are decidedly split.

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