The National Treasury Employees Union and more than 100 other federal, labor, women and health organizations are pressing Congress to push a paid family leave program to the finish line.
After determining the Department of Health and Human Services bargained in “bad faith” with the National Treasury Employees Union, an independent arbitrator has directed both parties to return to the collective bargaining table. HHS, however, can appeal the arbitrator’s decision.
The injunction on the president’s workforce executive orders has expired, clearing the way for agencies to officially begin implementing them again.
After last year’s record low premium rate increases, participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will pay, on average, more than 5% more for their premiums in 2020.
The Senate on Thursday cleared a seven-week continuing resolution through Nov. 21. The CR includes nearly $50 million more for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a funding gap with the transfer.
As House lawmakers search for ways to help the federal government strengthen its talent pipeline, they find consensus on at least two ideas.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Wednesday denied unions a chance to rehear their case against the president’s workforce executive orders before a full panel of judges.
The seven-week continuing resolution gives lawmakers through Nov. 21 to complete spending bills for the rest of 2020. Notably, the CR includes additional funding for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a budget shortfall at the start of the new fiscal year.
New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management implement portions of the president’s May 2018 executive order on firings and disciplinary actions for federal employees.
In a surprising reversal, President Donald Trump has chosen to give civilian federal employees a pay raise next year.