The House-passed 2020 defense authorization bill includes paid family leave for federal employees, as well as another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger.
All eyes are on Customs and Border Protection to make sure it holds accountable agents caught making lewd comments in a Facebook group.
The MERIT Act falls short of its purported goal of improving public service, Tom Temin writes.
Another group has recommended the Social Security Administration share its Death Master File with Treasury to cub improper payments.
In today’s Federal Newscast, according to new numbers from market research company Forrester, the federal government as a whole was ranked lower than airlines, car rental services, and health care providers.
Complaints from employees and applicants are one of the most common measures of prohibited personnel practices, although they do not capture all allegations.
According to an MSPB survey, more federal employees say they’ve witnessed or experienced prohibited personnel practices such as discrimination and whistelblower retaliation in recent years.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an arbitrator finds the Veterans Affairs Department should take down a public record of employee firings and other punishments from its website.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Merit Systems Protection Board finds between 1999 and 2016, only about 7 for ever 1000 new supervisors faced consequences for failing their probationary period.
Federal employees have a new flexibility to earn time off for religious reasons, while Congress considers a partial solution to resolve a shortcoming at the member-less Merit Systems Protection Board.