The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is reopening the comment period for the proposed rule on clarifying the use of official time for federal employees representing their co-workers in an equal employment opportunity matters.
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.
The Pentagon is considering compressing the COVID-19 quarantine period for personnel from 14 to 10 days, top officials said.
As agencies reopen, the Office of Personnel Management has some suggestions on how agencies can use flexible work schedules to keep employees safe and help them balance work with caregiving.
The Defense Department is planning to shift from pandemic footing to more normal operations, and is using White House issued criteria on declines in reported symptoms, declines in new cases and hospital access to determine when restrictions will be lifted.
Attendance demands often aren’t matched by measures to ensure employees’ safety.
The Inspector General Independence Act would require the White House to notify Congress of any firings of IGs and only allow an IG to be removed for one of 10 documented reasons such as neglect of duty, malfeasance, permanent incapacity and abuse of power.
Agencies are rethinking how they should plan for isolated employees working remotely for extended periods of time.
Calls for return-to-work, at the usual worksites, will occur over several weeks on a “mission needs” basis,
Employment law is a patchwork at the best of times -- let alone during a global pandemic -- and legal protections may not cover every situation.