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House Passes Bill to Guarantee Citizenship for Kids of Overseas Feds

Bipartisan bill passed in response to a recent Trump administration policy change.

Feds Are Unlikely to Get Christmas Eve Off This Year

Presidents do not typically grant extra vacation time when Christmas falls on a Wednesday.

The False Promise of Morning Routines

Why everyone’s mornings seem more productive than yours.

You’re More Likely to Mess Things Up Without Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with our 'placekeeping' ability, which makes us make more mistakes on tasks that have more than a few simple steps.

DOJ Employees Say They're 'Afraid' After Department Argues in Court Against LGBTQ Protections

Employees say morale is tanking and some are questioning their commitment to the Justice Department over its positions.

Analysis: Trump’s War on Expertise Is Only Intensifying

But his attacks on career government officials could backfire with an ever more educated electorate.

Why Saying ‘OK Boomer’ at Work Is Considered Age Discrimination – but Millennial Put-Downs Aren’t

An employment law expert explains why you shouldn't use an age-related insult at work to demean an older colleague.

Viewpoint: The Deep State Isn't the Real Threat to Democracy

Hollowed-out institutions and battered and belittled public servants are a bigger problem.

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VA Issues Eviction Notices to Unions at Its Facilities

Unions can keep office space if they pay their "fair share," VA says as it implements Trump's executive orders.

Nearly Half of Sexual Harassers Can Go Back to Work

After getting fired for sexual harassment in the workplace, many harassers are able to come back to work because of weak company policies.

Interior Department Delivers Hundreds of Relocation Notices to Employees

Headquarters staff now has 30 days to accept the reassignment or face removal from the agency.

Viewpoint: Stop Denigrating the Civilian National Security Workforce and Fix It

To understaff and undermanage the military's civilian counterparts does our uniformed force an enormous disservice and undermines U.S. security.

It's Official: Federal Employees Cannot Sleep in Their Offices

GSA issues new policy after receiving questions from agencies about permissibility of office snoozing.

Homeland Security Says It Will Dramatically Increase Asylum Workforce by Year's End

The Trump administration has struggled to handle a growing backlog of cases and declining workforce morale.