The House has passed legislation that would create a series of new initiatives to improve the morale of DHS employees.
The 2018 budget proposal from the White House sets spending priorities for large federal agencies. Here is a summary for some key agencies.
The Trump Administration has proposed cuts to several national defense agencies to raise funds for building a border wall and cracking down on illegal immigration.
Customs and Border Protection is seeking preliminary proposals for contractors to build several “prototype wall structures” around the U.S./Mexico border.
Under new policy proposals from Department of Homeland Security, up to 15,000 federal employees will be hired as part of a plan to secure U.S. borders and crack down on illegal immigration.
The Trump administration has said it wants to make cuts to the overall size of the federal workforce, however, the author says that that this may be harder to do than it would seem on the surface.
In the first of two articles on job restructuring as a reasonable accommodation, the author explores how managers ascertain what an employee’s essential functions of his or her job position are, how to restructure a job position to accommodate an employee, and explores some cases that shed light on how the EEOC and federal courts look at these issues.
A criminal plea deal that lead to removal of a U.S. Border Patrol Agent amounted to a felony conviction that required he be fired.
Administrative paid leave has made headlines as a result of GAO reports and bills introduced in Congress to restrict agencies’ use of this procedure for a variety of reasons. A new report from the GAO highlights the problems in DHS—the agency with the most employees on this type of paid leave for more than 1 year.