Susan Tsui Grundmann

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible as cherry blossom trees bloom on the West Lawn in Washington. Washington health officials recommended on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, that all “non-essential mass gatherings, including conferences and conventions,” be postponed or canceled through the end of March, a move that could imperil the popular Cherry Blossom Festival. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

An impending long recess will force a lot of action in Congress this week

From a supreme court confirmation vote to Russian misbehavior, the House and Senate have a lot to do in the coming week. And there’s considerable time…

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(Getty Images/Wavebreak Media/Wavebreakmedia Ltd)impasse panel

Biden announces new slate of impasse panel members

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executive director of the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights

Office that oversees congressional employee rights having a busier new year than normal

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Susan Tsui Grundmann: Office of Compliance keeps eye out for civil rights violations

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MSPB down to one member, while President Obama taps inspectors general for major agencies

With the the chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board resigning in less than a week, employees appealing their disciplinary actions will have to…

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William Wiley, Co-Founder of Federal Employment Law Training Group, former Chief Counsel to Chairman of MSPB

MSPB will have 1 voting member in March. What happens next?

Unless President-elect Donald Trump appoints two new members quickly, the Merit Systems Protection Board will likely have one voting member come March…

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Robert McKenrick, Diana Rubens, Kimberly Graves, Antione Waller, Linda Haliday, Danny Pummill

VA’s struggles with MSPB open door for SES oversight changes

Senior leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department say the bill that was supposed to help them hold agency senior executives more accountable isn’t working. Agency leaders are considering changes to the VA Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Choice Act).

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