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Federal Employees Should Prepare for New Mandatory Opioid Drug Testing

By on October 2, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Should Prepare for New Mandatory Opioid Drug Testing

New mandatory drug testing guidelines went into effect at the start of October to test for opioids that will affect a significant number of federal employees.

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Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

By on September 30, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

Elections have consequences. President Trump has issued an Executive Order revoking federal labor-management relations councils.

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Debating the Role of Federal Employees

By on September 20, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Debating the Role of Federal Employees

Various groups are seeking loyalty of the federal workforce. Is there an internal “permanent state” in government? A former administration official says it exists, is dangerous and threatens our democracy.

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President Proposes 1.9% Average 2018 Federal Employee Raise

By on August 31, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Proposes 1.9% Average 2018 Federal Employee Raise

President Trump has issued a letter announcing the alternative federal pay raise for 2018 will average 1.9%.

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State Department Employee Shares a Hidden Message for Trump in His Resignation Letter

By on August 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A federal employee with the State Department has given his resignation to President Trump along with a hidden message embedded in the letter.

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‘You’re Fired’ May Be Harder Than Trump Thinks When It Comes To Federal Workers

on August 22, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The Trump Administration is promising to crack down on federal employees that break the rules, but this might not be as easy as it sounds in some cases.

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Senate Confirms Christopher Wray as New FBI Director

By on August 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Senate has confirmed Christopher Wray to serve as the new FBI Director.

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FSIP Members Nominated; Decisions to Resume

By on July 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

President Trump intends to nominate members to the FSIP which will allow decisions to now be issued again on pending impasse-dispute cases.

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Congressman Doesn’t Want Federal Employees to Stay at Trump Hotels

By on July 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressman Doesn’t Want Federal Employees to Stay at Trump Hotels

Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced amendments that would prevent federal employees from staying at Trump properties when on official travel.

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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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