Tag: Proposed Legislation

Legislation Would Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

By on March 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

Recently introduced legislation would prohibit federal agencies from paying bonuses to federal employees who commit serious infractions under their agency’s code of conduct.

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Legislation Aims to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Aims to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free

New legislation would make all Veterans Health Administration facilities completely smoke free.

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Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

Will federal jobs and agencies be moving out of Washington, DC? Here is an example of one agency considering moving some jobs to Alabama.

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Legislation Would Provide Pay Parity for Wage Grade Federal Employees

By on March 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Provide Pay Parity for Wage Grade Federal Employees

Recently introduced legislation aims to provide pay parity between any raises given to General Schedule and Wage Grade federal employees.

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House Passes Legislation to Streamline VA’s Hiring Procedures

By on March 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Passes Legislation to Streamline VA’s Hiring Procedures

The House has passed legislation designed to improve the VA’s ability to hire and retain quality federal employees.

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House Passes Legislation Making It Easier to Fire VA Employees

By on March 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Passes Legislation Making It Easier to Fire VA Employees

The House passed legislation that would make it easier to fire VA employees for misconduct or poor performance as well as allow the agency Secretary to reduce employee pensions under certain conditions.

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Postal Service Reform Act Takes Another Step Forward in House

By on March 16, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Reform Act Takes Another Step Forward in House

The Postal Service Reform Act has been given a small push forward in the legislative process.

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Legislation Reimbursing Federal Employees for Ride Sharing Services Moves Forward

By on March 15, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reimbursing Federal Employees for Ride Sharing Services Moves Forward

Legislation that would require formal regulations to be issued to reimburse federal employees for using ride sharing services has cleared a Senate Committee.

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Lawmaker Targets TSA Employee Misconduct With New Legislation

By on March 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmaker Targets TSA Employee Misconduct With New Legislation

The TSA has had its share of problems recently. One Congressman has introduced legislation that he says will hold the agency and its employees more accountable.

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VA Accountability: Federal Government Trapped In A System In Desperate Need of Reform

By on March 11, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Accountability: Federal Government Trapped In A System In Desperate Need of Reform

The VA and federal civil service is “trapped in a failed and antiquated civil service system that is in desperate need of reform.” A House bill would change the system in the VA.

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