Federal employee unions are generally supportive of Democrats. Federal employees donating in the 2016 election cycle followed suit. Here is a breakdown from agencies with significant donations.
The Deputy Secretary of the VA is unhappy about a law recently passed that limits awards and incentives for VA employees. However, the Chairman of the House VA Committee made it clear he won’t budge on repealing the bonus restrictions.
A group of Senate Democrats requested that the Office of Special Counsel launch an investigation into a questionnaire asking for names of individuals working on climate change policies sent by the incoming Trump administration to officials at the Department of Energy.
A questionnaire and new Secretary of Energy are creating consternation among federal employees. Change is in the air. What will be the impact on federal workers?