The legal fallout from sequestration, as well as a range of other factors, are squeezing the Merit Systems Protection Board for time and resources and making it harder for the board to fulfill its mission.
While it may be legal in some states to smoke medical or recreational marijuana, the federal government still insists on a drug-free workforce.
A federal labor group is urging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to investigate reports of elevated levels of Legionnaire's disease at an Illinois veterans hospital.
The American Federation of Government Employees this week expressed "profound disappointment" over a plea deal for one of two men charged with the 2008 killing of a correctional officer at a U.S. Penitentiary in Atwater, Calif.
The leaders of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee this week sent a letter to the Defense Department urging it to stop buying unnecessary spare parts and other inventory.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee this week approved a three-year extension of a pilot program contained in the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act that allows federal whistleblower appeals to be made outside of the U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers is asking the government for a copy of a study that examines the potential privatization of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
A House committee has approved legislation that would change the way new federal employees are enrolled in the government's Thrift Savings Plan retirement program.
Four postal unions have formed what the leader of one of the labor groups called a "historic alliance" to oppose U.S. Postal Service reform proposals that the unions say constitute an "unprecedented attack" on the organization.
The Department of Veterans Affairs may be inappropriately denying claims for some emergency care furnished by non-VA providers, said a new report.
While federal employment would shrink under President Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget proposal, some agencies would get an increase in the number of employees.
A bipartisan bill aimed at curbing sexual assault in the military services cleared the Senate March 9.
Federal retirement claims increased in February, with employees filing more claims than projected, according to new numbers from the Office of Personnel Management.
One legal expert says that Congress should be careful not to infringe the Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination of former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner, who last week invoked those rights at a hearing held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.