After a similar bill she introduced last year died in committee, Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) again is calling for paid parental leave for federal employees.
Federal employee union representatives say that actions taken at agencies to restrict union activities while on the job have begun to cause chaos.
Nathan Abse speaks with an attorney and professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois College of Law, Michael H. Leroy, about the White House push to curb labor’s power in federal agencies—and, more broadly, in the American workplace.
National Treasury Employees Union President Tony Reardon testified this week at a subcommittee hearing examining paid parental leave, where he expressed to lawmakers the importance of providing the benefit to federal employees.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has established a special office to oversee the agency’s multibillion dollar electronic health record digitization effort.
Federal investigators are now looking into workplace safety concerns at the Postal Service after a California mail carrier was found dead in her mail truck on a day when temperatures reached more than 100 degrees.
President Trump has issued an executive order that eliminates the testing process for administrative law judges at federal agencies, making it easier for the administration to have influence over the process of hiring judges.
An analysis by the DOJ's Office of Inspector General has found that women are significantly underrepresented at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms; the Drug Enforcement Administration; and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
The Department of Justice is now saying that an identity theft case it announced last month may not be linked to the 2015 massive Office of Personnel Management as it originally reported.
The Office of Personnel Management as of July 9 has instructed agency leaders to begin implementing requirements of the three workforce executive orders that target union activities while on the job.
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