Nathan Abse discusses a new report on sexual harassment in the federal workspace and in general with Dr. Barbara Ziv, a forensic psychiatrist and expert on sexual harassment and sexual assault.
Senior citizens concerned that they’re being tricked out of their Social Security benefits by scammers impersonating government employees are flooding agency phone lines and offices.
Federal employees serving in an unusually wide assortment of law enforcement and investigative agencies were 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 Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) and Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIP) options to eligible employees.
The plan, laid out in the administration’s 2021 budget proposal -- and included in the draft National Defense Authorization Act -- would hack away at benefits, bringing “steep cuts in workers’ compensation,” AFGE said.
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.