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The Virginia Democrat promised "a very different approach" than that of Republicans: "Federal employees need to be respected and their rights in the workplace upheld and strengthened."

  • Nov 19, 2018

Postal unions plan to use television and digital advertising to stop a Trump administration plan to privatize the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Veterans praise their care at the Department of Veterans Affairs but can still encounter long wait times because of staffing shortages and bureaucratic issues.

  • Nov 13, 2018

Rep. Cummings, slated to be the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said he will use the panel's broad authority to look at security clearance issues of top current and former White House aides and a larger raise for federal employees, among other priorities.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Department of Veterans Affairs seeks to go around blocked executive orders by preventing medical professionals from using agency paid "official time" to work on workforce-related issues.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R) disagrees with President Trump on federal employee issues, but state Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D) links her to his administration's policies in the contest for the congressional seat in a district stocked with government workers.

  • Nov 5, 2018

Members of Congress and a D.C. agency cited problems at a West Virginia federal prison after two District prisoners were killed there this year, before James "Whitey" Bulger was murdered in his cell this week.

  • Nov 2, 2018

“Until NASA improves its processes, the Agency’s approach to recovering significant items from its past will continue in a haphazard, inefficient, and ultimately unsuccessful manner," a new report says.

  • Oct 30, 2018

Margaret Weichert, acting director or the Office of Personnel Management, seeks changes to the civil service system, but Trump administration actions have fostered an environment of distrust with federal unions, whose support is important.

  • Oct 29, 2018

A new GAO report raises serious issues about poor Trump administration planning. That could lead to increased costs.

  • Aug 7, 2018
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