Tag: Proposed Legislation

CBO Weighs In on Bill That Would Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees

By on August 21, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs In on Bill That Would Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees

The CBO has issued its opinion on a bill that would pay bonuses to federal employees who report wasteful spending at their agencies.

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CBO Weighs in on TSP Modernization Act

By on August 17, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs in on TSP Modernization Act

The CBO has released an analysis of bills that would allow federal employees to make multiple withdrawals from their TSP accounts.

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Making Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Would Limit Their Legal Recourse

By on August 13, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Making Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Would Limit Their Legal Recourse

Legislation has been introduced to make employment of future federal employees “at-will.” The author explains the legal implications of this proposed change.

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Lawmakers Want to Give Federal Employees Their Own Cyber Victim Coordinator

By on August 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want to Give Federal Employees Their Own Cyber Victim Coordinator

Legislation has been introduced to create a new position to help federal employees who are the victims of cyber attacks. The author raises some questions that are not immediately clear from the text of the bill.

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Federal Employees Working for Unions: CBO Reports on Pending Bill

By on August 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Working for Unions: CBO Reports on Pending Bill

The CBO concludes a requirement for more reliable accounting of official time by federal employee unions would have a negligible impact on federal expenses.

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A Good Week For AFGE In Republican-Controlled House

By on July 31, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Good Week For AFGE In Republican-Controlled House

AFGE scored several legislative victories in the House of Representatives last week.

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Bill Would Prevent VA From Rehiring Previously Fired Employees

By on July 30, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Would Prevent VA From Rehiring Previously Fired Employees

Congress has sent legislation to the White House that would institute a number of HR requirements for the VA.

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Bill Advances to Require OPM Action on Official Time

By on July 28, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Advances to Require OPM Action on Official Time

A Bill to require annual reporting on use of official time and other union related items is advancing. It has now passed the House and reported favorably by a Senate committee for consideration.

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Senator Wants to Stop the IRS From Rehiring Employees It Fired

By on July 28, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Wants to Stop the IRS From Rehiring Employees It Fired

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) wants the IRS to stop rehiring employees who were let go for performance or conduct problems.

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VA Legislation Roundup: Employee Bonuses, Marijuana, and Canine Medical Research

By on July 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Legislation Roundup: Employee Bonuses, Marijuana, and Canine Medical Research

The House issued several votes this week that could potentially impact future regulations at the VA.

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