A coalition of federal unions has sued the Trump administration over the president’s recent executive orders, but attorneys representing the government say the unions’ challenges fall outside of the D.C. district court’s jurisdiction.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a whistleblower and the Office of Special Counsel said inspectors with the Federal Aviation Administration cleared planes for take off even though they did not have all of the needed safety information.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development wants to engage in mid-term negotiations with AFGE over official time.
The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is leading a coalition of 13 unions in another lawsuit against the president’s recent workforce executive orders.
The debate over official time may heat up again, as the Trump administration continues to suggest changes to the current civil service system.
The Veterans Affairs Department recently clarified its disciplinary data, which the department posts publicly on its website every two weeks.
OPM issues new guidance for agencies to comply with the president’s executive order rescinding the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations and related forums.
President Donald Trump disbanded the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, eliminating a formal advisory panel designed to create better relationships between agency management and labor.
Without action from the president, the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations will expire at the end of the month.
Experts in the federal community say President-elect Donald Trump’s business acumen will likely factor into the future of the federal workforce during the next administration. Trump will likely play closer attention to measures that would hold poor-performers accountable. Though they may not agree on all the issues, some federal unions say they hope they can find common ground on proposals that would advance federal hiring reforms.