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Delay Upheld in Implementing Executive Orders

By on August 15, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Delay Upheld in Implementing Executive Orders

Here’s the latest twist in the ongoing legal battle over President Trump’s executive orders aimed at federal employee unions.

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AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

By on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

AFGE has sued OSC over its latest Hatch Act guidance for federal employees.

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1st Amendment and Union Dues

By on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
1st Amendment and Union Dues

Do union dues withholding practices in the federal government violate the 1st Amendment?

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How Kellyanne Conway Saved Her Job

on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How Kellyanne Conway Saved Her Job

The author says that the Merit Systems Protection Board turned out to be a big factor in why Kellyanne Conway retained her job after reported Hatch Act violations.

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Navy Says Use of Hemp, CBD Still Prohibited

By on August 11, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Navy Says Use of Hemp, CBD Still Prohibited

Despite a new law legalizing hemp and CBD products, the Navy warned that it is still prohibiting use of these products.

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Disability Hiring, Discrimination Complaints Up in Federal Government

on August 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Since President Donald Trump took office, the federal government has continued to add disabled federal workers to the payroll. The number of disability discrimination complaints filed by federal employees has increased as well.

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Artificial Intelligence Is More Than a Tool, It May Be Your Replacement

By on August 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Artificial Intelligence Is More Than a Tool, It May Be Your Replacement

How likely is artificial intelligence technology to replace federal employees?

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Government Clarifies Change on Opioids for Federal Employees

on August 6, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The government is clarifying a policy change that will limit the prescribing of opioid painkillers to federal workers.

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Another Proposal to Restrict Official Time by Unions

By on July 31, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Another Proposal to Restrict Official Time by Unions

A new bill in the House would eliminate use of official time by federal employee unions.

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Trump Administration Tightens Opioid Prescriptions for Federal Employees

on July 29, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Federal Employee Health Benefits Program will tighten its rules for covering prescription opioid painkillers starting this fall.

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