Federal retirees will get a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2018, which is in accordance with the latest consumer price data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
This week, Nathan Abse interviews Joe Chenelly, executive director of the 250,000-strong group AMVETS, also known as American Veterans, about issues surrounding the Veterans Affairs department.
Several unions have responded to President Trump’s decision to disband a council created during the Obama administration that encouraged partnerships between labor and agency management.
The National Federation of Federal Employees—known to most as simply NFFE—is celebrating its one hundredth anniversary.
President Trump said he wants to spend tax dollars more responsibly and efficiently, so he has disbanded a federal labor-management council that he says was a waste of time and money.
The National Treasury Employees Union, which represents about 25,000 Customs and Border Protection employees, is asking Congress to authorize additional funding for more hiring at the agency.
Nathan Abse interviews Joe Chenelly, executive director of the 250,000-strong group AMVETS, also known as American Veterans, about the tens of thousands of job vacancies that hamper the agency’s functioning.
Veterans Affairs hospital employees staged protests at multiple facilities nationwide in recent weeks, demanding that the department expedite filling some 49,000 vacancies to ensure veterans receive the care they need.
Federal employees in the tens of thousands are participating in the rescue and cleanup efforts in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
The Senate is considering two measures that aim to address “official time,” and put restrictions on some federal employee’s retirement benefits.