The Department of Veterans Affairs this week launched an online tool to help service members, veterans and eligible family members calculate and learn about Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits.
The House unanimously approved a bill that would ban performance bonuses for five years for Senior Executive Service employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
President Obama last week directed agencies to "lead by example" by giving equal treatment and consideration to federal job applicants who are unemployed or in financial difficulty through no fault of their own.
A Senate committee this week postponed consideration of a postal reform bill after committee members were unable to resolve several key issues and proceed with the mark- up of the legislation.
Six departments and agencies have banded together to launch a new online complaint system that lets veterans, service members and families provide feedback on problems with educational institutions that receive funding from federal military and veterans educational benefits programs.
The U.S. Postal Service has put off a slated second round of mail processing center closures.
The unions that represent rank-and-file postal employees urged members of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to reject an amended version of a postal reform bill when it comes up for consideration by the committee this week.
One lawmaker who is a longtime critic of the Transportation Security Administration said he will soon propose legislation to privatize all federal screeners, a move the American Federation of Government Employees vehemently opposes.
The National Weather Service Employees Organization said that information released during arbitration this month over unfilled vacancies shows that a hiring freeze implemented in March 2013 was not necessary.
End-of-year numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that federal employment dropped by nearly 80,000 positions between December 2012 and December 2013.