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After some agencies restore federal unions’ official time, new House bill would eliminate it

Official time was sharply curtailed during the Trump administration. Now a Republican-backed bill in the House would eliminate official time.

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EPA details plans to restore collective bargaining with largest employee union

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

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

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President Joe Biden signs executive orders after speaking about the coronavirus in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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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VA declares victory, but AFGE isn’t accepting latest impasse panel decision

The decision from the impasses panel, once implemented, would dramatically cut official time and abolish labor-management training, safety committees and…

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

Commentator Jeff Neal lays out 5 Trump administration executive orders for the civil service that he thinks should be high on the list to be canceled immediately…

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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

Federal News Network reviewed the track records and campaign policies for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Here’s where they stand on the issues important to federal employees, including pay, benefits and government oversight.

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