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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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An Irrational Approach to Telework?

on January 14, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says that the Trump administration has been scaling back telework in the federal government, but does not appear to have a valid reason to do so.

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4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

By on January 9, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

Legislation has again been introduced to overturn a court decision which limited appeal rights of some federal employees in sensitive positions.

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OPM Wants to Make it Easier to Rehire Former Federal Employees

By on December 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Wants to Make it Easier to Rehire Former Federal Employees

OPM has proposed a new regulation to facilitate rehiring former federal employees.

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Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

By on December 12, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

A proposed rule change by the EEOC would restrict official time use by federal union representatives in the EEO complaint process.

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