The Office of Personnel Management issued a proposed rule aiming to reinforce merit system protections for feds in case of a possible return of Schedule F. But some experts call for further action in Congress against Schedule F.
IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel says the IRS is close to reaching its largest workforce in more than a decade, and rolling out new technology to reduce call wait times.
Maybe Ron DeSantis knew what he meant to say, but gosh, his throat-slit comment was way off the mark.
In more than a thousand federal employee complaints filed against their unions, only 1% of those employees prevailed. That is according to research by a group called Americans for Fair Treatment. AFT says it is dedicated to ensuring accountability for federal employee unions.
In today's Federal Newscast: Military families will now be able to use $5,000 in pre-tax income to care for dependents. DoD's CIO mandates new rules for buying cloud services. And presidential candidate Ron DeSantis will "start slitting throats" of federal employees his first day on the job.
The IRS has ended its policy of revenue officers conducting unannounced home or business visits to address taxpayer debts.
On today's Federal Newscast: A union for feds sounds the alarm about telework, budgets and DEI issues. What does it mean that agencies improperly paid out more than $247 billion? And IRS looks to beta-test a free, online tax-filing platform.
Following earlier announcements from the Department of Veterans Affairs and FEMA, more agencies are rolling out plans to increase in-office work for federal employees.
The new collective bargaining agreement between the Department of Health and Human Services and National Treasury Employees Union includes expanded telework opportunities, a broadened childcare subsidy program and more.
Union leaders have emphasized that collective bargaining agreements already in place outweigh OMB's latest telework memo, but AFGE's chapter representing HUD employees is calling for even more flexibility from agency leadership.
Agree or disagree, book arguing against public employee unions is worth a read
Stressful work conditions are causing severe burnout among SSA employees, leading to high attrition rates and growing workloads for employees who remain with the agency, the American Federation of Government Employees said.
After 33 years of working for the National Treasury Employees Union, its president, Tony Reardon, is calling it a career. He'll retire in August, when his term as president concludes.
Federal unions have seen a roughly 20% increase in bargaining unit membership governmentwide, with close to 80,000 feds joining a union between 2021 and 2022.