After most Homeland Security Department nondisclosure agreements were deemed noncompliant with federal whistleblower laws, congressional overseers worry about other agencies.
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).
Local American Federation of Government Employees representatives at the Veterans Affairs Department say the agency has inconsistently implemented the president’s executive order on official time.
Federal security clearances may grab headlines, but the polygraph portion has gone virtually unchanged for decades. Now they’re getting a closer look.
Jeff Neal offers some ideas for spending left-over budget money in a way that may benefit the taxpayers and the government workers who serve them.
Michael Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department, said 22 percent of all women and 43 percent of female criminal investigators reported experiencing gender-based discrimination in the department.
A series of scattered data gathering systems doesn’t help, while the Veterans Affairs Department is inconsistent in how it deals with miscreant employees, especially senior people.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an amendment in the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act calls for investigating whether military or defense leaders found guilty of sexual assault or harassment should retain their security clearances.
With a possible governmentwide shutdown just 58 days away, survivors of previous time-outs are remembering how they coped, if they were ordered not to work, or to go to work without the guarantee of getting paid.
The Federal Labor Relations Authority reportedly told the American Federation of Government Employees this week that the Education Department did bargain in “bad faith” when it ended ground rules negotiations and implemented its own management document.
Following the recent rollback of telework agreements at the Education and Agriculture departments, two D.C.-area lawmakers have introduced legislation aimed at protecting and expanding existing agency telework agreements.
A coalition of federal unions has sued the Trump administration over the president’s recent executive orders, but attorneys representing the government say the unions’ challenges fall outside of the D.C. district court’s jurisdiction.
Ahead of oral arguments in federal district court on Wednesday, federal employee unions showed their disapproval of three recent executive orders from President Donald Trump.
Two recent cases on the matter involved the City of Philadelphia, TSA agents and airline passengers.