In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration launched a bid to ensure fairness in an important part of federal rule-making.
Leadership on two House committees are skeptical of a proposed rule from the EEOC, which would reverse a 40-year-old policy allowing union representatives official time to prepare discrimination complaints on behalf of their coworkers.
In a letter to acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) questioned why the administration didn’t warn Congress earlier about the agency’s coming financial challenges.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Agriculture Department’s progress under the Centers of Excellence initiative can now be tracked through a new website.
Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled
Longer probationary periods for employees in the competitive service and Senior Executive Service are among the many topics the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider this week.
Financial literacy, parental leave and contracting issues are all being addressed by amendments to the 2018 defense authorization bill.
The new report includes 22 recommendations, including the creation of a National Secure Data Service, and asking Congress to lift certain bans on data use and collection.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin offered the first glimpse of his plan to redesign the current Veterans Choice Program. He’s calling it the Veterans’ Coordinated Access Rewarding Experience (CARE) Program, and under the new initiative, veterans would no longer access community providers based on a set of arbitrary, administrative rules.
Leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department pledge to Congress that the money and time they’ve been given to help overhaul the agency’s IT systems will not be in vain.