In today’s Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is making a renewed push in court to score hazard pay for federal employees working on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Officials who want to finally trigger the long-predicted brain drain from federal agencies can probably do it rather quickly.
In today’s Federal Newscast, National Archives and Records Administration employees have spent the pandemic making Black history records more accessible to the public.
Field and local offices at the Social Security Administration are still closed to the public, with managers handling some in-person services on a case-by-case basis. Despite a series of cuts to its telework program before the pandemic, SSA hasn’t yet recalled large numbers of employees back to their offices.
Another senior Pentagon official is resigning. Katie Wheelbarger, the acting assistant secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs submitted her letter of resignation on Wednesday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Elaine McCusker, DoD’s acting comptroller and chief financial officer, will step down on June 26. She was nominated by President Trump for a permanent position, but it was revoked over reported disagreements about Ukraine.
Old fashioned employees staffing field offices will never disappear.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a possible silver lining of the coronavirus pandemic, FEMA has a headstart as the 2020 hurricane season officially gets underway.
Unions have filed grievances with both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs over their implementation of the emergency paid sick leave program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, AFGE wants to add a provision in the 2021 defense authorization bill that will protect DoD workers’ bargaining rights.