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New VA secretary ‘digging in’ on agency’s collective bargaining challenges

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he hasn’t made any decisions yet on how he’ll approach collective bargaining, but he’s meeting with…

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Agencies should offer leave to federal employees to get vaccines, new task force says

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UPDATED: Biden repeals Schedule F, overturns Trump workforce policies with new executive order

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NTEU will push agencies for permanent telework arrangements in post-pandemic world

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EEOC cancels source of official time for union reps, but some commissioners say policy won’t stick

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Agencies cut official time by 28% in 2019, per latest OPM data

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5 workforce executive orders President-Elect Biden should cancel on Jan. 20

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(AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden exchange points during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)

A federal employee’s guide to Trump and Biden’s 2020 campaign platforms

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NTEU earns win in ongoing legal battle over Trump’s workforce executive orders

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After the pandemic: Work, school may never be the same

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Even after signing a new contract, EPA and AFGE are still at odds over telework

Under a new collective bargaining agreement, eligible employees at the EPA can telework up to two days a week. But the agency suggested employees could…

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Slim pickings on big federal workforce changes in 2021 legislation

As Congress debates must-pass legislation for 2021, members are leaving many of the big-ticket federal workforce items on the table this year.

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Two largest federal employee unions endorse Biden for president

Under a Biden administration, President Donald Trump’s 2018 workforce executive orders would go, the National Treasury Employees Union said Monday.

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