Tag: Election

Sanders Proposes Expanded VA Services

on November 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is proposing a plan to expand Veterans Affairs services and hire 50,000 new agency employees according to an agenda he released to coincide with Veterans Day.

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Warren Proposes Expanded Collective Bargaining for Federal Employees

By on October 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Warren Proposes Expanded Collective Bargaining for Federal Employees

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is promising to expand collective bargaining in the federal workforce if elected.

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Elections and Federal Workers: The Good and the Bad

By on September 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Elections and Federal Workers: The Good and the Bad

What implications does an election year have for federal employees? As the author notes, there are pros and cons.

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Right to Strike for Feds Endorsed by Bernie Sanders

By on August 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Right to Strike for Feds Endorsed by Bernie Sanders

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders supports giving federal employee unions the right to strike.

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Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

By on March 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

Federal employee unions are generally thought to support Democrats during elections. What do data on union donations in the last election say about that?

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Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

By on February 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

A bill that would give several additional paid leave days to federal employees has recently gained notoriety because of a debate sparked in the Senate this week.

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Mid-Term Elections and Federal Employee Pay and Benefits

By on November 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Mid-Term Elections and Federal Employee Pay and Benefits

The change in Congressional control of the House will result in a new emphasis on federal employee issues. Here is an overview.

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No, ICE Will Not Be Patrolling Voting Locations on Election Day

By on November 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
No, ICE Will Not Be Patrolling Voting Locations on Election Day

Rumors that ICE will be patrolling polling places on election day have surfaced, but the agency says they are false.

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OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

By on March 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

The Office of Special Counsel issued updated Hatch Act guidelines for federal employees after President Trump declared his candidacy for reelection in 2020.

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Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

By on February 26, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

Social media is a powerful tool. Federal employees are in a unique position. Can they tweet hostile political opinions to many followers? Is that a good career move?

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