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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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DOJ, strength of U.S. civil service system highlighted as redacted Mueller report released

Special Prosecutor Mueller’s final report on Russian interference in America’s 2016 elections was finally released, in redacted form—as promised on Thursday, April 18, 2019. With the long-awaited event, the U.S. Department of Justice—the cornerstone of federal law enforcement with over 100,000 federal employees and a $30 billion budget—comes under the spotlight on the world stage, as the institutional legitimacy behind the Mueller investigation.

Delays remain for promised pay raise

An executive order might promise a long-awaited pay raises but federal employees should brace themselves for delays.

Unions push back on OPM break up

The National Federal of Federal Employees is the latest organization to lend its voice to the chorus opposed to the Trump Administration's plan to break up OPM.

DOD approves new policy for transgender troops

The Department of Defense has approved a new policy that will bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex.

DOD approves new policy for transgender troops

The Department of Defense has approved a new policy that will bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex.

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