Stephen Lynch

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS reform bill now avoids higher health premiums for other federal employees

The Postal Service’s best shot at a long-term legislative reform in recent years is finally moving ahead in Congress next week.

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A mailbox is seen in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Bipartisan USPS reform bill with a ‘good chance’ of becoming law passes House committee

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In this Feb. 5, 2016, photo, a mail clerk at the Wynne Unit of the Texas prison system makes her way through a box of letters for inmates in Huntsville, Texas. Every piece of mail is checked for contraband, like drugs hidden under stamps, or messages or words in correspondence that suggest violence or escape plans, as well as attempts by convicts to profit from some enterprise or business while behind bars. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

USPS reduces morning office time for letter carriers for ‘more consistent delivery’

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Telework is saving some agencies millions, but too few are measuring the decreases

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House lawmakers to OPM: Security clearance reforms headed for disaster

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FMA lauds House bill to help veteran feds

The Federal Managers Association is supporting Tuesday’s introduction of the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) introduced…

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House panel debates merits of Senior Exec Service, comes down hard on VA

In examining the viability of the Senior Executive Service, House members called out the Veterans Affairs’ compensation program, with a pledge to introduce…

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Is low employee morale ‘compromising’ the federal government?

In the wake of across-the-board budget cuts, furloughs and slim — or no — annual pay raises, the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says he’s concerned about a nose-dive in federal-employee morale. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) is now asking the Government Accountability Office to look into recent trends in feds’ job satisfaction. The lawmakers are concerned declining satisfaction “may be compromising the federal government’s ability to serve the American people.”

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