Federal Manager's Daily Report

The House Veterans Affairs Committee has passed a package of VA-related bills including several affecting employment policies there:

* HR-1948, to provide the full range of bargaining rights to VA medical personnel that apply to other VA employees and to federal employees in general.


* HR-293, to establish qualifications and related performance metrics for each human resources position within the Veterans Health Administration.

* HR-2704, to require the VA to review its policies against sexual harassment and discrimination and strengthen training and reporting requirements.

* HR-2788, to eliminate a cap on the number of full-time employees at VA who provide equal employment opportunity counseling.

* HR-2429, to generally require that VA police officers wear body cameras, increase public reporting of police-involved incidents, and require standards for police staffing at all facilities.

Social Security Tax Repayment Issue Arises

Calls Grow for Returning More Feds to Their Regular Workplaces

$570M Emergency Leave Fund Now Available for Federal Employee Use

New Pandemic Leave Fund Comes with Strings Attached

2021 Federal Employees Handbook