The killing of George Floyd brought strong protests and reflections from union leaders representing of federal employees.
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Federal employees who have contact with the public in their jobs or who are returning to their workplaces with fellow employees can get, on request, free washable cloth masks to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Government employees at several agencies are relying on KN95 masks that the agencies cannot guarantee offer the most protection. Some agencies have paid little attention to important manufacturing details and been tripped up by shifting regulations.
The Pentagon is moving to a restricted Phase One of its reopening plan June 15, the Defense Department announced, with essential personnel returning to headquarters.
A federal judge ruled that the Federal Labor Relations Authority went too far in enforcing new working conditions at Customs and Border Protection.
Steve Linick told lawmakers that he didn't know why he was dismissed from his post, but many Democrats say investigations of Secretary Mike Pompeo played a role.
When it comes to protesting, federal employees have the same rights of expression as other Americans – with some caveats.
Social Security Administration estimates staff manning its 800-number handled about 854,000 scam-related calls in 2019, a ten-fold increase over the prior fiscal year, the SSA Inspector General’s Office found.
A former union official says crisis management teams have historically been deployed for crowd control, protecting federal buildings.
Despite plans to incrementally push workers to return to the office, federal agencies still plan on allowing some employees to continue to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Virginia congressman said concerns about the composition of the investment fund should have been to the Office of Foreign Assets Control, rather than to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.
The Thrift Savings Plan announced more Lifecycle funds will be available July 1.
The Tennessee Valley Authority told 62 employees in its information technology workforce that they would be out of a job in 90 days as part of plan to outsource tech to contractors and managed services.
Priorities include preserving collective bargaining rights, granting paid family leave.
Federal employees in law enforcement and investigative agencies are being pulled into management of national protests following the police detention and killing of George Floyd.
The Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation plan to offer early retirement options to eligible employees.
As the White House presses on with a plan to cut workers’ comp -- drastically, for many feds, the American Federation of Government Employees is firing back.
As Capitol Region local governments are starting to phase in their own reopening plans, the Office of Personnel Management put out a detailed guide for returning its own employees to the office.