Back in less partisan times, federal and postal unions or at least their elected leaders leaned Democratic and but close ties with key Republicans in Congress, as well as with staffers whose committees dealt with civil service matters.
Mining accidents kill or injure thousands every year, and John Sammarco at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health said one reason is poor illumination deep in mines.
Legacy systems still plague the IRS, which is trying to modernize its IT infrastructure despite losing programmers, the Government Accountability Office found.
A House bill has been passed out of committee to give agency heads the power to restrict employee access to certain websites, including Facebook and personal emails. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) said his bill will improve cybersecurity and cut down on information leaks.
Readers share their thoughts on how commuter gridlock caused by a potential D.C. Metro system strike would affect agencies’ opinions on telework.
A former background investigator pleaded guilty to a charge stemming from her falsification of work on background investigations of federal employees and contractors.
The president’s three nominees for the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) had a long-awaited and easy Senate nomination hearing. But the task ahead of them will be much more difficult.
Trump administration uses battering ram approach to changing union relationship. What can the government learn about labor relations from Major League Baseball.
Are agencies hiring at levels consistent with their budgets and past hiring practices? Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal looks at OPM’s employment numbers.
The Professional Services Council and Grant Thornton’s biennial survey of federal acquisition workers found budget uncertainty and oversight requirements temper their optimism.