Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough stressed that no veteran or survivor who received an error message “will miss out on a single day of benefits due to this issue.”
After six years of often acrimonious negotiations, the Veterans Affairs Department and the nation’s largest federal employee union on Tuesday signed a new collective bargaining agreement.
Women veterans are less likely to go to Veterans Affairs hospitals for health care due to harassment, stigma and a lack of resources and services.
Nearly a year ago, President Joe Biden signed the PACT Act, a law supporters describe as the largest expansion of veteran benefits in U.S. history.
The number of homeless veterans has decreased dramatically over the last 15 years.
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Biden administration to spend $100M-plus to restore jobs or offer payments to employees improperly fired
The settlement agreement resolves an issue that arose during the Trump administration.
Legislation would bar Biden administration from closing Guantánamo Bay detention facility in Cuba.
VA officials told lawmakers Wednesday that they oppose proposed oversight standards for the department’s new electronic health record modernization program.
Legal hurdles to already failed approaches would only complicate the disciplinary process, officials say.
Austin, Texas-based VA Claims Insider says it has helped hundreds of thousands of clients. It has also touched off complaints and investigations.
Previous efforts to speed up firing at VA have fallen flat, but lawmakers are launching a new, bipartisan effort.
Dr. Richard Stone joins the podcast to discuss his book and running VHA during the early part of the coronavirus pandemic.
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It is all hands on deck as VA looks to handle a surge of new work.
The resource hub out of the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs is part of a larger White House initiative to better respond to the life experiences of Americans.
The top Democrat and Republican on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee have started bipartisan negotiations to address the Veterans Affairs Department’s troubled rollout of its new electronic health record system.
Lawmakers called the rule allowing limited access to the procedure illegal and damaging to workforce morale.
The VA’s initiative, set to begin this summer, “is really designed to attract that diverse and inclusive cybersecurity talent,” a department official told Nextgov.
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