Charles Rettig was confirmed by the Senate on Sept. 13 to become the new commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and the union representing IRS employees expressed hope for the future under his leadership.
The largest union representing U.S. Postal Service employees is issuing a new call for labor unity as it pushes for a fair deal for workers as their existing labor contract expires.
Hundreds of thousands of federal face the prospect of being automated in the very near future and some experts are urging government employers to retrain and re-skill affected workers.
An independent arbitrator has ruled that the Department of Veterans Affairs violated the terms of a union contract when it began firing employees based on provisions in the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.
Some federal employees would legally be allowed to use marijuana without the risk of losing their jobs under a proposed bill.
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.
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.
A recent poll found that 13 percent of federal employees have received threats or harassment as part of their work at a federal agency within the last six months.
The Supreme Court's Janus decision has drawn condemnation from labor unions but their leadership vows to fight on.
The union loss in the Janus Supreme Court decision may not be a death knell for the union movement, according to one commentator.