The move comes as administrative law judges for the Social Security Administration sue the Federal Services Impasse Panel over their contract rulings.
Employees may need to show a “causal relationship” between their workplace and illness to make a claim under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act, according to the Congressional Research Service.
As more patients and staffers contract coronavirus infections, employees are seeking more personal protective equipment, collaboration with management and hazard pay.
The national union alleges that "thousands of feds" likely exposed to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 while on the job.
Nathan Abse recently interviewed an attorney, whose firm specializes in the laws and practices governing federal employment, Greg T. Rinckey of Tully Rinckey Law, about the risks federal employees take working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Two top FEMA officials and a contractor have been charged with using the 2017 hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico to enrich themselves through bribery, gifts and favors by steering work to the contractor on the island.
The Council of the Inspectors General has announced a new online tool and resource page that aims to help federal employees understand their rights when they report waste, fraud and abuse.
The National Association of Postal Supervisors has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal service on the behalf of nearly 50,000 managers, supervisors, postmasters and other professional and administrative employees who the group says are owed back pay.
A federal court on July 16 reinstated President Donald Trump’s controversial workforce executive orders that aim to make it easier to fire federal workers and restrict their collective bargaining rights.
A bill is pending in Congress to provide federal employees with paid family leave for up to 12 weeks.