The agency's inspector general released a report this month on the impacts of the reductions, including how they affected workloads, morale and public satisfaction.
The 320 employees who will be represented are professional support specialists, including budget and policy analysts, administrative personnel and secretaries.
The companies are spending more than $130,000 on a dinner to honor one of the federal regulators who will rule on their controversial merger plan.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement made the decision in order to meet its reduction targets during last year's spending cuts, an inspector general said.
Telework abuse is a story of bad management, according to Washington Post Federal Diary columnist Joe Davidson.
The Drug Enforcement Administration paid an Amtrak secretary more than $850,000 over the past 19 years, according to an inspector general.
The final report may have been scrubbed of the most damaging findings, but it still offers insights into how to fix the telework program.
The agency also announced Monday that it will default for a fourth consecutive year on its $5.7 billion prefunding payment for retiree health benefits.
The heads of the House and Senate oversight committees issued a letter expressing "grave concerns" about agencies limiting access to records requested by inspectors general.
The National LGBT Veterans Memorial Project announced a design this week for the structure at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.