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Study: Political influence is endangering mission at DOJ

Watchdog groups and a member of Congress are raising concerns about too much outside influence on the Justice Department and they have an idea on how to address it.

Paid family leave bill awaits next steps in House

A bill is pending in Congress to provide federal employees with paid family leave for up to 12 weeks.

Reciprocity problems remain for security clearances

Current security clearance policies limit the movement of talent from one agency to another across the federal government, hurting efficiency.

Century-old association gets a brand new look

The National Active and Retired Employees Association launches new look for its website, along with new branding.

Higher minimum wage would bring mixed bag

A Congressional Budget Office report says a higher federal minimum wage would help some workers but others may lose their jobs.

White House hammers away at federal unions

Actions at EPA and the National Park Service continue the Trump administration's efforts to undermine the power of the federal employee unions.

Union welcomes supplemental CBP funding

The National Treasury Employees Union is praising Congress for passing the emergency funding for Customs and Border Protection that includes funds for overtime pay.

Feds win standing to sue over OPM breach

The U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that federal employees can sue the government for compensation for data breaches due to the government's failure to take adequate preventative measures.

Report: Most USDA employees slated to be relocated will decline

Most Department of Agriculture employees slated to be relocated to the Midwest will decline, according to a staff tally conducted by the Economic Research Service.

CBP hiring bill advances in the Senate

Bipartisan legislation that aims to strengthen border security and address law enforcement shortages at ports of entry has advanced in the Senate.

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