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    WH presses on with Schedule F, feds push back

    The Trump administration’s efforts to reduce or even remove appeals rights for many feds continues, as does a massive effort by fed advocates to prevent further erosions of protections.

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    Dems look to funding bill to block Schedule F

    A group of House Democrats including Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) are pushing for appropriators to block the implementation of the Schedule F federal employee reclassification in a must-pass funding bill needed to avoid a government shutdown.

  • GSA administrator Emily Murphy testifies before a House panel on Feb 15 2018

    GSA releases transition funds to Biden

    More than two weeks after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election by the Associated Press, the General Services Administration is releasing $7.3 million in transition funding and making other resources available to the president-elect's team.

  • Blue Signage and logo of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    FLRA: VA must reinstate feds fired under EOs, issue back pay

    In a win for the National VA Council, the Federal Labor Relations Authority dismissed the VA's exceptions to an arbitrator's award that requires it to reinstate union employees fired without performance improvement plans.

  • Federal employees and retirees: Giving together on Giving Tuesday is a present for those in need

    The holiday season is upon us, and it is a perfect time to reflect on everything we, as Federal employees, are grateful for: family, friends, good health, and the honor serving the American people. Many of us are fortunate and grateful for that every day.

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    Lawmakers question telework's impact on fed jobs, hiring

    Although the move to telework has presented challenges, agency officials told senators at a hearing emphasized the benefits in terms of hiring and productivity.

  • NFFE members re-elect union president

    The members of the National Federation of Federal Employees have re-elected their president, Randy Erwin, for a second term.

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    NTEU looks for a 'fresh start' under Biden

    The union's blueprint for immediate action joins with NAPA's working group on the federal workforce in calling for the next director of OPM to abandon a regulation-heavy approach.

  • CISA chief Chris Krebs disusses the future of the agency at Auburn University Aug. 22 2019

    Surprise shakeup at DHS cybersecurity unit

    Turmoil within the upper reaches of the Trump administration continues in the aftermath of the president's continuing upset and pushback over the failure of recounts and court filings to alter the result of the recent presidential election--an election that, though not yet certified, he has lost according to news reports and state elections officials.

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