Agencies across the federal government rely mightily on thorough background checks to ensure they are staffed with high-quality employees. Background investigators have a very important job, indeed.
Scammers of many kinds are increasingly often using fake federal employee IDs to help them carry out their ripoff schemes.
The federal government, right now, feels to many stuck in a suspended state—as the span between Election Day and Inauguration Day is one of conflict, not graceful forward movement.
Employee unions that represents postal employees have complained, grieved, sued and otherwise opposed the U.S. Postal Service's management over several controversial—and lawbreaking—actions initiated in recent months by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and his leadership team.
In an Aug. 26 statement, Office of Special Counsel noted that though it has responsibility to enforce the Hatch Act, it “has no statutory authority to enforce or advise on criminal provisions…. That task belongs solely to the U.S. Department of Justice.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s taped address from the Middle East to be played during the Republican convention is raising ire among critics.
Federal employee unions -- joined by 185 lawmakers on Capitol Hill -- are clamoring to block the Trump administration from eliminating federal employees’ use of “official time” for managing workplace discrimination complaints.
Racism and incidents of racial bias are a big problem at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a survey released by the American Federation of Government Employees.
The American Federation of Government Employees had complained an Office of Special Counsel advisory was chilling federal employees' speech.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he's heard from service members across the branches, which spurred DOD to stand up three initiatives to fight discrimination.