Three executive orders that had been held up in court have recently been put back into effect, and federal employees can expect changes to follow.
No one wants to feel guilty. No one wants to wake up in the morning sick to the stomach because something illegal or discriminatory is happening at work. That's why we have whistleblowers.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently released guidance to federal agencies regarding how agencies treat federal employees. Essentially, the guidance encourages federal agencies to take a stricter approach when disciplining federal employees and act to “remove those who fail to preform or to uphold the public’s trust.”
A federal agent, who worked a large portion of his almost 30 years as a federal employee with the Department of Homeland Security, was recently fired. The reason for termination: use of CBD oil.
Federal employees often rely on their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) to help fund retirement. Those who use these accounts can increase their benefits by avoiding the following mistakes:
Federal employees who are unable to work due to a medical condition may qualify for retirement within the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). The following provides some basic information about this system.
In certain situations, federal law forbids employers from retaliating against employees. But what does this mean? It means federal employees can hold their employers accountable when they strike out against employees engaged in protected activities.
President Donald Trump’s administration recently asked a group of federal employees to make a choice: accept your current position in a new location 1,000 miles away or lose your job.
Reporters throughout the country recently spotlighted the Hatch Act. The law drew the media’s attention when the Office of Special Counsel accused Kellyanne Conway of a violation. The media’s attention to the matter was well deserved. In certain situations, federal employers can fire those who violate this law.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is responsible for managing the retirement applications for federal employees. The agency receives an average of 100,000 applications annually. Although managing these requests is a major undertaking, the agency has failed to meet even its own goals.