A federal court has sided in favor of OPM and one of its contractors in lawsuits filed by AFGE and NTEU seeking damages in the data breaches that exposed the personal data of over 20 million current and former federal employees.
AFGE scored several legislative victories in the House of Representatives last week.
A House committee held a hearing on federal employee compensation. Interest groups are out in force. Here is a summary of competing arguments.
A bill that would penalize a federal employee’s pension when acting primarily as a union representative has advanced in the House.
A new bill would reduce retirement income for some federal employees working as federal union representatives while being paid by the federal government.
Does the use of official time at the VA improve veterans’ care, and how much official time is actually used by employees? A recent House Committee hearing sought to find answers to these questions.