To find out how USPS’ rank-and-file sees the latest set of crises—COVID outbreaks, cost cuts and the mail-in ballot controversy—FEND’s Nathan Abse interviewed Kevin Tabarus, president of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, which represents about 5,200 employees in the New York City metropolitan area.
The largest federal employee union endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's pick of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for the number two slot on the ticket.
Janice Glover-Jones, the Defense Intelligence Agency's chief diversity, equality and inclusion officer, said that diversity has to be more than compliance and hitting numbers. It must focus on inclusivity and a behavior change within teams.
Racism and incidents of racial bias are a big problem at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a survey released by the American Federation of Government Employees.
As Postmaster General Louis DeJoy moves ahead with reorganizing the U.S. Postal Service, unions are sounding the alarm over mail delays on a sustained and significant scale.
The Pandemic Federal Telework Act of 2020 is designed to support telework for any federal job that can be done remotely, while providing management and tech support for teleworking employees.
Janice Glover-Jones, the Defense Intelligence Agency's chief diversity, equality and inclusion officer, said that diversity has to be more than compliance and "promote inclusive behaviors."
In an effort to optimize the agency’s tech investments and update the skillset of its workforce, the Department of Agriculture’s CIO Office has instituted a hiring freeze and plans to offer early retirement options to IT workers.
Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) said Jason Abend's nomination circumvented a vetting process set up by the 2008 Inspector General Reform Act.
Federal employee unions -- joined by 185 lawmakers on Capitol Hill -- are clamoring to block the Trump administration from eliminating federal employees’ use of “official time” for managing workplace discrimination complaints.