The gig economy is a durable but static part of the U.S. economy. Employers will always have their traditional challenges.
The president’s recent executive orders are accelerating messy and heated collective bargaining negotiations between the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) and National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU).
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he’ll review some personnel moves and major agency actions himself, as 16 senators urge the new secretary to review a series of actions from prior VA leadership that have impacted career employees and executives.
A federal district court judge issued a long-awaited decision on the legality of President Donald Trump’s executive orders on official time, collective bargaining and employee accountability.
With the federal district court’s late-Friday ruling, unions are declaring victory and asking agencies to immediately return to the status quo before the president issued his three executive orders. But change may be a long time coming.
Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon has told agencies to revoke the provisions of the president’s executive orders that a federal district court recently invalidated. Other aspects of the president’s EOs remain in effect.
Agencies are beginning to revoke the actions they previously took to comply with the president’s recent workforce executive orders, federal unions said.
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 3399 has filed a contempt motion with a federal district court, citing a dispute with the Veterans Affairs Department over the president’s recent executive orders.
Lawyers for the Trump administration say the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit should review a federal judge’s decision to invalidate the bulk of the president’s executive orders on official time, collective bargaining and employee removals.
Citing “governmentwide reach,” the Trump administration requested an expedited briefing in its appeal of the federal district court’s injunction of the president’s executive orders.