Employee unions say the Environmental Protection Agency has entered the next phase of its reopening plan without regard to its own metrics and criteria, which show rising coronavirus cases and positivity rates in the Washington, D.C. region. EPA down
Congressional leaders haven’t agreed yet to the big-ticket items in the next coronavirus relief package, but members are already pushing for smaller provisions. A bipartisan group of senators want Congress to require maximum telework for federal employees in the next bill.
The Energy Department said it was unlikely local conditions in the National Capital Region would support fully ‘back to normal’ return for its employees. The department instead said it will enter into new telework agreements with employees who need more flexibilities.
In today’s Federal Newscast, COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of yet another government conference – this time, the largest in the country.
The fed family has a major presence in many key election states and in some small to medium sized towns, Uncle Sam is the primary employer.
In today’s Federal Newscast, nearly 22,000 service members have now been diagnosed with coronavirus after this week saw a more than 20% jump.
Under a Biden administration, President Donald Trump’s 2018 workforce executive orders would go, the National Treasury Employees Union said Monday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper bans photographs from being used in the process to promote officers and enlisted service members.
Note those soldiering through the pandemic as it all starts to feel old.
Maryland and Virginia senators are calling on the Trump administration to issue new guidance allowing federal employees to continue maximum telework. Existing guidance encourages agencies to end those flexibilities too soon, senators said.