The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is asking the Department of Homeland Security to provide details on the badges, cell phones and guns that recently went missing at the agency.
Congresswoman Candice Miller (R-MI) has introduced legislation that would require the Department of Homeland Security to gain operational control of both the northern and southern borders within five years.
DHS removed an immigration inspector with 15 years of government service for “knowingly associating with an illegal alien” after she had married the man.
An employee fired after 17 years of federal service argued he was acting in his role as a union official and not as an agency official when being interviewed by the agency’s Office of Internal Affairs. Two specifications supporting one charge of conduct unbecoming were found to be enough to uphold his removal.
In the twists and turns of implementing new human resources systems in DoD and DHS, unexpected events may lead to unanticipated results. Could unions end up bargaining on pay at DHS and DoD? Here is how such a scenario could play out in these agencies.
Were this employee’s actions “lack of candor” or “falsification”? The employee sees a difference; the court does not so this DHS employee’s appeal fails.
If a deal is reached between AFGE, NTEU and DHS, a small union representing federal employees may be wiped out.
Reorganization of government into DHS creates bargaining unit issues
Large numbers of feds are eligible to retire. DHS is no exception
Federal employee unions gave big bucks to the Democrats in previous elections. Now that a Republican occupies the White House, it isn’t surprising that they don’t have much influence.