Firing a federal employee is a complex process. A recent panel discussion looked at just how cumbersome it is and discussed some possible solutions.
Legislation has been reintroduced in the new Congress to give federal employees six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
The Inaugural address provides clues as to how the Trump administration may view federal employee pay and benefits.
A “Comprehensive Policy Agenda for a New Administration in 2017” proposes changes for the federal workforce that would save about $330 billion by 2026. The proposals envision cuts to federal pay and benefits in a number of ways from changes to retirement, the federal leave program, and removing federal workers. Here is a summary.