The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is facing a funding shortfall that could force the agency to furlough nearly 11,000 employees in July.
Feds working in high-risk, citizen-facing jobs who contract COVID-19 are facing a lower bar for workers’ comp approval, thanks to recent changes made by the Department of Labor to the claims process -- and a major union is expressing its approval.
The reversal pauses of the implementation of a new contract while a lawsuit against a subcomponent of the Federal Labor Relations Authority plays out.
The backlog of initial claims for benefits has been rising in recent weeks, after holding steady amid the 100% telework posture of the Veterans Benefits Administration.
Employment law is a patchwork at the best of times -- let alone during a global pandemic -- and legal protections may not cover every situation.
Finding that the Department of Veterans Affairs improperly denied union representatives official time, the arbitrator ordered the VA to award union reps back pay with interest and restore the leave time they spent performing their duties.
The decision comes as the Association of Administrative Law Judges is in the midst of a lawsuit against component of the Federal Labor Relations Authority.
National Treasury Employee Union leaders pressed the administration to reschedule the deadline to Oct. 15
The Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service announced its unanimous selection of Louis DeJoy as organization’s 75th postmaster general and CEO, but are concerned the choice was political.
Government-employee unions vowed to support the Democrats in the legislative fight to prevent massive jobs loss and protect essential workers.