Tag: Proposed Legislation
Should term limits be imposed on Members of Congress? The idea has recently come up again during this election year. Share your feedback in this short survey.
The author says that the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act uses a carrot and stick approach to reforming the agency, but that it currently offers too many sticks for dealing with problem employees and not enough carrots to reward good employees.
The VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016: 5 Things Every Federal Employee Should Know
The author says that when one digs into the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016, there is a lot more to it than the title would have you believe.
Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to expand protection for whistleblowers at the Department of Energy.
Should the TSA cover more than just airline travel? Some in the Senate think that it should and have introduced legislation to expand the agency to cover all forms of public transportation.
Congress has introduced several bills recently that are designed to encourage federal employees to use ride sharing services such as Uber when traveling or commuting.
A bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives would limit the amount of time federal employees have to appeal adverse actions. Ironically however, another House bill introduced at the same time would help strengthen protections for whistleblowers.