Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce. Ian also has a background in web development and does the technical work for the FedSmith.com web site and its sibling sites.
In no time after the Trump administration issued a directive to agencies to temporarily limit their communications, voices of dissent took to Twitter. What is the story behind some of these “rogue” Twitter accounts, and what does it all mean for federal employees?
While many federal employees and unions are not happy with seeing Donald Trump in the White House, one union representing federal employees recently had nothing but nice things to say about the president’s actions taken to date.
According to a former Trump administration team staffer, the president has plans to significantly reduce the size and scope of the EPA.
The Chairmen of the House and Senate VA committees sent a letter to President Trump asking for clarification about exempting the VA from the hiring freeze.
In the midst of much news about a federal hiring freeze, it may come as a surprise to hear that two executive orders were issued by the White House calling for hiring 15,000 new federal employees.
Legislation was recently introduced in the House of Representatives to make it easier to fire VA employees for poor performance.