Following the release of the White House’s budget proposal, OPM is apparently preparing agencies for the possibility of administrative furloughs as it has released updated guidance for agencies and employees.
News about federal employees posting their political opinions on social media has been more widespread since the election. What can federal employees legally do (and not do) when it comes to sharing their political opinions?
A bill that would penalize a federal employee’s pension when acting primarily as a union representative has advanced in the House.
Legislation that would require formal regulations to be issued to reimburse federal employees for using ride sharing services has cleared a Senate Committee.
There is a lot of uncertainty for federal agencies and employees in the midst of a hiring freeze and proposed budget cuts. However, the author says it’s not time to start assuming a total “doom and gloom” scenario just yet.