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.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is also expected to take up legislation authorizing a government reorganization next week.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan, said it will begin a 15-year plan to add more stock holdings to some participants’ investments in the lifecycle funds.
Lawmakers have struck a deal to give the Veterans Affairs Department its biggest budget yet but still lack a long-term plan to fund the agency’s new community care program under the VA MISSION Act.
More than 40 percent of House lawmakers have gone on the record in support of a federal pay raise for civilian employees in 2019.
The Veterans Health Administration’s Diffusion of Excellence Initiative so far has worked with 3,198 VHA employees to replicate 344 practices, which has resulted in cost savings worth about $22.6 million, the agency said.
The intelligence community said it sees artificial intelligence as a possibility for its analysts to tap into more data and information than ever before.
The president’s nominees for the Veterans Affairs Department’s chief information officer and accountability and whistleblower protection director promised they would spark a long-awaited culture change at the agency.
A coalition of House Democrats from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are calling on congressional leadership to change course on the president’s proposed federal pay freeze.
Agencies are beginning to revoke the actions they previously took to comply with the president’s recent workforce executive orders, federal unions said.
It’s been a year since Congress passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act that charged the Veterans Affairs Department with creating a new process for veterans pursuing appeals.
At one least House Republican is appealing to President Donald Trump to rescind his proposed pay freeze for federal employees next year.
An arbitrator says VA has violated the terms of its contract with the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in implementing certain provisions of the accountability act.
President Donald Trump has announced his plans to freeze pay for federal civilian employees in 2019.