VA required thousands of ‘unwarranted reexaminations’ for vets getting disability benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General found medical reexaminations were unnecessary in 37 percent of the cases studied, wasting millions of dollars and potentially more than $100 million over five years.

Trump’s ‘dismantlers’ losing ground; stage set for ‘bitter face-off’ with government ‘rebuilders’

Trump’s policies may have gone too far, causing shrinkage among “dismantlers,” who want to dramatically reduce government. Meanwhile, “rebuilders,” those who want more government services, along with government reform are on the rise. This has important implications for elections this year and in 2020, and for agencies, federal employees and service to the public.

Report warns Trump’s wall could cost more, take longer and underperform

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

VA whistleblowers disciplined 10 times more than peers; managers investigate themselves

A new report reveals serious problems related to holding employees accountable, particularly as it relates to whistleblowing.

EPA tried to discredit retirees after The Post published their criticisms

Documents obtained through a lawsuit file by a group demonstrate how EPA sought to counter unfavorable stories by going after retirees with false information.

Stage set for unions’ legal challenge against Trump’s executive orders, but effects already hurt

The litigation challenges Trump’s authority to restrict collective bargaining and the ability of labor leaders to represent not just their members but all employees in a bargaining unit.

Immigration cop shortage and a caution against hiring too quickly

At the end of fiscal 2017, CBP was more than 1,100 officers short, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report.

House provides no 2019 pay raise for feds; conflicts with Senate

The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a 1.9 percent pay raise last month. If the full Senate agrees, the two chambers would have to reconcile their differences.

Social Security recipients could be collateral damage of Trump’s workforce orders

Social Security advocates cite the negative affect of Trump’s actions on employee morale and the resulting impact on service.

VA doctor shortage fueled by management issues, poor pay

There were 1,673 vacant physician positions as of March, according to VA data.

Trump aggravates immigration judges’ problems with tweet opposing Constitution

The president’s tweet Sunday about deporting people who “invade our Country…with no Judges or Court Cases” was an ominous message that displayed a dangerous ignorance about the nation he leads.

Trump aggravates immigration judges’ problems with tweet opposing Constitution

The president’s tweet Sunday about deporting people who “invade our Country…with no Judges or Court Cases” was an ominous message that displayed a dangerous ignorance about the nation he leads.

Trump aggravates immigration judges’ problems with tweet opposing Constitution

The president’s tweet Sunday about deporting people who “invade our Country…with no Judges or Court Cases” was an ominous message that displayed a dangerous ignorance about the nation he leads.

Trump aggravates immigration judges’ problems with tweet opposing Constitution

The president’s tweet Sunday about deporting people who “invade our Country…with no Judges or Court Cases” was an ominous message that displayed a dangerous ignorance about the nation he leads.

Rebuking Trump, Senate panel okays federal pay raise, but House plans big hit on pensions

A Senate committee voted to give workers a 1.9 percent pay raise in 2019, while the House GOP releases a plan to cut federal pensions by $145 billion over 10 years.

Federal employees, contractors trapped by Trump’s family separation policy

Trump’s immigration turmoil can leave federal employees and contractors in a tough spot, if they, like reasonable people, think his policy is an abomination. Their options are only bad – obey orders to take children from their parents or quit.

Federal employees, contractors trapped by Trump’s family separation policy

Trump’s immigration turmoil can leave federal employees and contractors in a tough spot, if they, like reasonable people, think his policy is an abomination. Their options are only bad – obey orders to take children from their parents or quit.

Social Security, HUD act on Trump’s orders in move to emasculate unions

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) wants to evict all union offices from agency facilities, while the Social Security Administration (SSA) plans to “revise” 21 points in its union contract.

Social Security, HUD act on Trump’s orders in move to emasculate unions

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) wants to evict all union offices from agency facilities, while the Social Security Administration (SSA) plans to “revise” 21 points in its union contract.

Following Trump’s order, HUD moves to evict union from agency buildings

The current contract allows the union to use HUD facilities and does not expire until after July 15.