Tag: VA

VA Takes Action to Restrict Collective Bargaining and Official Time

August 19, 2018 9:51 AM
VA Takes Action to Restrict Collective Bargaining and Official Time

The VA is clamping down on unions’ use of collective bargaining in some situations.

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VA Announces Leadership Changes

August 13, 2018 3:41 PM
VA Announces Leadership Changes

The VA announced four key leadership changes that will soon take effect at the agency.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

August 8, 2018 4:23 PM
Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to stealing a substantial sum of VA and Social Security benefits.

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Former VA and OPM Employee Convicted of Fraud

August 1, 2018 3:08 PM
Former VA and OPM Employee Convicted of Fraud

A jury has convicted a former employee who worked for both the VA and OPM of theft and fraud.

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GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

July 20, 2018 1:45 PM
GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

A new GAO report found that the VA suffers from data reliability problems in its systems for tracking employee misconduct actions.

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Legislation Introduced to Repeal Expedited VA Employee Removal Procedures

July 3, 2018 12:16 PM
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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VA Announces New Acting Secretary

May 30, 2018 1:10 PM
VA Announces New Acting Secretary

The VA announced that Peter O’Rourke will serve as the agency’s new Acting Secretary.

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Indefinite Suspension of VA Firefighter for Stalking Is Upheld

Indefinite Suspension of VA Firefighter for Stalking Is Upheld

An arbitrator, and now the appeals court, has upheld the indefinite suspension of a VA employee in connection with several incidents of his “stalking” of female coworkers.

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Trump Donates His First Quarter Salary to VA

May 18, 2018 9:31 AM

The White House announced that President Trump has donated his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Lawmakers Want Hearing on Problems at DC VA Medical Center

May 14, 2018 4:38 PM
Lawmakers Want Hearing on Problems at DC VA Medical Center

Four Congressmen are calling for an investigation into a series of problems at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC.

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