With the Biden team focused on issues like COVID response and immigration reform, significant action to rescind the Trump administration’s harmful federal workforce policies could take a back seat.
The vast majority of U.S. workers are deemed “at will” which means they can be fired at any time, without notice, and for any reason.
Whistleblower rights supersede speech restrictions, and any gag orders that neglect to spell that out are illegal.
Dr. Donald F. Kettl joins the podcast to look retrospectively at the past four years and how they’ve shaped the management of the civil service.
A government watchdog agency last week announced that the gender pay gap in the federal government has improved significantly over the last two decades, but warned that agencies must improve their data collection to continue to make progress.
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Across multiple decisions on Wednesday, the agency that governs federal sector labor law removed unions’ right to midterm bargaining and made it harder for unions to demand agencies bargain over changes to working conditions.
D.C. Circuit Court finds that a lower court improperly dismissed a lawsuit by an EEOC attorney who said the agency interfered with her pay and benefits and denied reasonable accommodation requests over her filing discrimination claims against federal agencies.
Although federal employee groups decried the decision, the Federal Labor Relations Authority stopped short of a conservative anti-labor organization’s request to outlaw direct lobbying of lawmakers while on official time.
Even as restrictions ease, working from home will continue for many. Experts offer tips for bridging the distance.
Until now, feds could only opt out of union membership at one-year intervals.