(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE- In this Dec. 27, 2018, file photo the Capitol Dome is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington during a partial government shutdown. On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

With judge’s recent decision, employees can pursue long fight for 2018 shutdown pay

The latest decision from a U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge means attorneys can begin what will likely be a lengthy pursuit of damages for excepted federal…

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Federal unions look to turn the page on Trump’s executive orders: ‘The damage is not permanent’

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Agencies cut official time by 28% in 2019, per latest OPM data

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Union, lawmakers attempt to block Schedule F executive order through new lawsuit, legislation

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New executive order could strip civil service protections from ‘wide swaths’ of federal workforce

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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

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OPM proposes new limits on back pay for federal employees, unions

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NTEU earns win in ongoing legal battle over Trump’s workforce executive orders

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Non-negotiable: all military members will be subject to Trump’s payroll tax deferral

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Federal employees can’t opt out of payroll tax deferral, agency says

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Trump aiming for late-September launch of payroll tax deferral for federal employees

All federal providers are working to implement the payroll tax deferral policy President Donald Trump announced earlier this month in an executive order,…

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With quick return to ‘normal’ unlikely in DC region, Energy Dept. revises reopening plans

The Energy Department said it was unlikely local conditions in the National Capital Region would support fully ‘back to normal’ return for its employees….

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Two largest federal employee unions endorse Biden for president

Under a Biden administration, President Donald Trump’s 2018 workforce executive orders would go, the National Treasury Employees Union said Monday.

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