In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wants to know what Defense Secretary James Mattis is doing to address Pentagon waste and high contractor pay.
The Education Department ended negotiations on Friday with the American Federation of Government Employees and instead announced plans to implement its own terms. AFGE said it hasn’t agreed to those terms.
Members of the American Federation of Government Employees took to Capitol Hill this week, to rally against the proposed pay freeze and cuts included in the president’s 2019 budget request.
Ahead of the president’s fiscal 2019 budget request, set for release next Monday, the National Treasury Employees Union is warning its members of familiar proposals that may reappear.
If you’ve been a government employee for more than month, you know what a shutdown is, and if you haven’t just wait.
In his first State of the Union, President Donald Trump highlights VA’s success with removing 1,500 employees under the June 2017 law.
When Congress isn’t negotiating on spending caps or budget deals for this fiscal year and the next, members are considering other pieces of legislation that could have an impact on your work.
The Office of Management and Budget told agencies to begin sending employees informal notices about their work status by the end of Friday. Formal notices detailing their “excepted” or “furloughed” status should come over the weekend and into Monday.
House Republicans are discussing a new plan that would extend the continuing resolution through Jan. 19. This version would not fund the Defense Department through the rest of fiscal 2018, as originally discussed.
The Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service (EQUALS) Act would extend the probationary period for most federal employees and senior executives from one years to two.
The Defense Department is planning a three-phase rollout of a new personnel system for its cyber workforce.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Meredith Somers cover the civilian agencies of the U.S. government. Together they bring a fresh and thoughtful approach to the stories from the federal workforce that are often overlooked.
Is it possible federal employees vote like their neighbors and that workers at the Pentagon may not vote like their colleagues at the EPA?
The Veterans Affairs Department released its draft proposal to revise the current Veterans Choice Program, setting up weeks of passionate debate on what the future of the program should look like.