Tony Reardon, National Treasury Employees Union president

NTEU president makes the case for unions in the federal workplace

Federal Drive with Tom Temin concluded its four-part series, Federal Unions: For better or for worse, with the president of one of the major unions itself,…

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Some agencies moving faster than others to roll back Trump workforce orders

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Congress secures more paid leave for federal employees in new COVID-19 relief law

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USDA will loosen its telework policy, consider new remote work options

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Joe Biden

Biden addresses another union priority: Cleaning house at federal impasse panel

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President Joe Biden signs executive orders after speaking about the coronavirus in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

UPDATED: Biden repeals Schedule F, overturns Trump workforce policies with new executive order

President Joe Biden took executive action Friday to repeal at least four Trump-era executive orders that limited collective bargaining and stripped certain…

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FILE - This July 24, 2018, file photo shows a portion of the 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return form. It’s the time of year to start thinking about taxes - what's ahead and what can be done now to manage. But the upcoming tax filing season is going to be trickier for many Americans due to rampant unemployment, working from home and general upheaval due to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

IRS sends Congress $4B ‘aspirational vision’ to overhaul taxpayer services

The IRS estimates it will need $4 billion in multi-year funding over the next five years to meet the goals of the 2019 Taxpayer First Act and its IT modernization…

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FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. The Treasury Department and the IRS are urging taxpayers who want to get their economic impact payments directly deposited to their bank accounts to enter their information online by Wednesday, May 11, 2020. The IRS said that people should use the “Get My Payment” tool on the IRS website by noon on Wednesday to provide their direct deposit information. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

IRS faced its ‘greatest challenges’ in 2020. This year brings even more.

The IRS is sending a second wave of pandemic stimulus payments, preparing to open this year’s tax filing season and Implement its largest reorganization in decades under the Taxpayer First Act.

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