Tag: Proposed Legislation

MERIT Act Advances in House

By on July 18, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
MERIT Act Advances in House

A companion bill to the MERIT Act has been introduced in the Senate and the bill has been referred from a committee to the full House. Here is a summary.

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House Passes Legislation Requiring Federal Agencies to Keep Electronic Records

By on July 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Passes Legislation Requiring Federal Agencies to Keep Electronic Records

A bill that just passed the House would require agencies to preserve email records and make them searchable.

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Creating Path for Restructuring Federal Government

By on July 15, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Creating Path for Restructuring Federal Government

Legislation has been introduced to create a path for implementing a plan to restructure or reorganize portions of the federal government.

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Bill Introduced to Abolish ICE

By on July 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bill Introduced to Abolish ICE

Legislation has been introduced to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, although it appears it will be dead on arrival.

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Legislation Would Ban Unions at IRS

By on July 11, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Ban Unions at IRS

Recently introduced legislation would prohibit unions at the IRS.

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Legislation Introduced to Repeal Expedited VA Employee Removal Procedures

By on July 3, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Repeal Expedited VA Employee Removal Procedures

Recently introduced legislation would undo the expedited removal procedures recently enacted through law for federal employees at the VA.

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Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

By on July 1, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Another effort is being made in Congress to give federal employees paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

By on May 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

Legislation that would provide free lifetime identity theft protection to victims of OPM’s data breaches has been reintroduced in the House.

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OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

By on May 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

Major changes to federal employee benefits would save about $143,509,000,000 over ten years according to new legislative proposals from OPM director Jeff Pon.

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Congressional Term Limits Without a Constitutional Amendment

By on April 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressional Term Limits Without a Constitutional Amendment

A bill has been introduced in an attempt to limit the time an elected representative would likely serve in Congress without requiring a Constitutional amendment.

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