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Trump Signs VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Into Law

By on June 23, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Signs VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Into Law

The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act has been signed into law by President Trump. Here is a recap of the provisions of the new law.

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VA Secretary: Let’s Reform Official Time

By on June 22, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Secretary: Let’s Reform Official Time

346 VA employees work full time on union activities. The VA Secretary says reforming use of official time by unions is necessary. This reform will likely take a long time.

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VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Tackles the Issue of Firing Insufficient Workers Without Pitfalls

VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Tackles the Issue of Firing Insufficient Workers Without Pitfalls

The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act is expected to become law. These are some of the key changes impacting employee disciplinary procedures.

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It’s Time That FLRA Should Tell Us Some Things

By on June 21, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s Time That FLRA Should Tell Us Some Things

The author says that the FLRA has destroyed its reputation as a neutral body and suggests it may be time for a report about happenings at the agency.

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Follow the Rules Act Signed into Law

By on June 15, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Follow the Rules Act Signed into Law

President Trump has signed the Follow the Rules Act. It provides additional protection for federal employee whistleblowers.

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FSIP Members Discharged: Decisions on Hold

By on June 15, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
FSIP Members Discharged: Decisions on Hold

Members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel were discharged on May 18th. New decisions are now on hold.

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Congress Passes VA Accountability Bill

By on June 13, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Congress Passes VA Accountability Bill

The VA Accountability Bill has passed Congress. It will change human resources processes for taking action against agency employees.

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COVFEFE Act Would Make Trump’s Tweets Formal Government Records

By on June 13, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
COVFEFE Act Would Make Trump’s Tweets Formal Government Records

One Member of Congress wants to make sure that President Trump’s tweets are codified as official government records by law.

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Everything You Ever Wanted Know About the Merit Systems Protection Board

Everything You Ever Wanted Know About the Merit Systems Protection Board

The author provides an overview of the MSPB, its mission, and how federal employees go about filing appeals.

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Michael Moore Asks Federal Employees to Blow the Whistle on the Trump Administration

By on June 7, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Michael Moore Asks Federal Employees to Blow the Whistle on the Trump Administration

Michael Moore has set up a website that encourages whistleblowers to share information with him about the Trump administration.

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