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Amend the Hatch Act and Restore Federal Workers’ First Amendment Rights

By on February 11, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Amend the Hatch Act and Restore Federal Workers’ First Amendment Rights

The author says that the intent of the Hatch Act may be sound, but it is depriving federal employees of their First Amendment rights.

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OPM Outlines HR Flexibilities for the Coronavirus

By on February 10, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Outlines HR Flexibilities for the Coronavirus

OPM has provided detailed HR flexibilities that may be used on connection with the coronavirus.

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Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

By on February 7, 2020 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

A task force report urges major changes to the civil service system from pay and benefits to handling removal actions and appeals by federal employees.

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Considering a Temporary Census Job? Be Sure to Read This

By on February 6, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Considering a Temporary Census Job? Be Sure to Read This

OPM has provided guidance for federal employees who plan to take part-time jobs to help out with the 2020 census.

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OPM is Monitoring the Coronavirus

By on February 4, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM is Monitoring the Coronavirus

OPM has issued a memo outlining actions the agency is taking to prevent the spread of the coronavirus within the federal workforce.

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Impeachment? Read This Before Offering an Opinion

By on January 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Impeachment? Read This Before Offering an Opinion

As the impeachment trial continues in Washington, the debate over whether federal employees can discuss impeachment while on duty as resurfaced.

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FLRA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Regulations

By on January 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FLRA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Regulations

The FLRA has extended time for public comments to proposed regulatory changes on federal labor relations issues.

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Federal Employees, Unions and Political Donations

By on January 27, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Unions and Political Donations

Politics and federal employees can be tricky. Here are the federal employee unions with the largest donations to politicians.

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Feeling the Squeeze of Executive Orders

By on January 23, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Feeling the Squeeze of Executive Orders

An agency has asked the FLRA for guidance on implementing President Trump’s Executive Orders impacting federal employee unions.

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Crackdown on Telework Could Jam Your Commute

on January 15, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Traffic in the Washington, DC area may get worse thanks to the government's efforts to cut back on telework.

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