Social media is a powerful tool. Federal employees are in a unique position. Can they tweet hostile political opinions to many followers? Is that a good career move?
Does the use of official time at the VA improve veterans’ care, and how much official time is actually used by employees? A recent House Committee hearing sought to find answers to these questions.
How much time and money are spent at the VA on official time? GAO finds no consistent reporting system.
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.
Legislation was recently introduced in the House of Representatives to make it easier to fire VA employees for poor performance.
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) reintroduced legislation this week that would make it easier to fire VA employees for misconduct or poor performance.