Workforce

The Legacy of a Hidden NASA Figure

The stories of black women at the space agency were once buried so deep that it felt like a revelation when they were brought to light.

The FBI Is Investigating Massive Embezzlement of Border Patrol Union Funds

The head of the powerful union representing border patrol agents nationwide said the FBI is working to identify who stole some $500,000 out of the coffers of the El Paso local. The theft raises more questions about lawlessness in the union’s ranks.

Trump Freezes Hiring for Immigrant Services

Employees who received job offer letters are now left in limbo.

The Postal Service Fired Thousands of Workers for Getting Injured While Delivering and Processing Your Mail

USPS forced out 44,000 workers who got injured on the job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the effort, part of a five year program, violated the law. But the Postal Service has fought its workers’ claims since 2007.

Congress Fixes – Just a Bit – the Unpopular, ‘Unfair’ Rule that Stopped Injured Service Members from Suing for Damages

For more than half a century, service members who got hurt while on active duty but not in combat – like being hit by a jeep while on base – could never sue for damages. That's now changed – a bit.

Record Asylum Cases Met With Insufficient Staffing and Training, Watchdog Finds

Projections DHS uses to set workforce levels are off by as much as 50%, auditors say.

Trump's Federal Personnel Point Person to Step Down

Margaret Weichert will leave the White House after nearly three years of pushing an aggressive agenda.

There Is No Federal Presidents' Day Holiday

But federal employees, like many other workers, do get Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 off.

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Air Marshals Are Increasingly Complaining of 'Extreme Fatigue'

On-the-job injuries and illnesses have skyrocketed in recent years for the TSA employees.

Trump, the GOP and the ‘Swamp:’ A Dangerous New Low in Bureaucrat-Bashing

In the wake of impeachment proceedings, disrespect for and threats against the career federal workforce have escalated.

Viewpoint: The U.S. Military Is Not Ready for a Constitutional Crisis

When I joined the Navy, I swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution. But not once, in all of my training, did I receive meaningful instruction on the document to which I had pledged my life.

Would Your Agency Gain Jobs Under Trump's 2021 Budget?

While the budget request cuts spending at many agencies, the numbers of full-time employees aren't expected to drop as much.

Trump Pushes Significant Federal Hiring and Firing Reforms in 2021 Budget

Changes will help employees at agencies looking to make cuts have "the best shot of being part of our workforce going forward," White House official says.

Why People Get the ‘Sunday Scaries’

The end of a weekend has always been unpleasant, but there is something distinctly modern about the anxiety many people feel on the eve of a workweek.

The Dark Shadow in the Injunction to ‘Do What You Love’

How managers hijacked the hierarchy of needs for their business practices.