Labor Unions and Employee Groups

New twists in labor issues on the horizon

The Center for American Progress is advocating that contracts be awarded based on compliance with labor laws and who pays fair and reasonable wages.

OPM tells DOD to rebuild ailing NSPS personnel system

The National Security Personnel System should be rebuilt because of systemic problems, a task force finds.

Strong guidance needed for insourcing

The hot button issue of insourcing is creating unease, especially in the Defense Department, where weak guidance has produced a sense of confusion among the various components.

Senate bill would suspend competitive sourcing

Federal agencies would be encouraged to bring previously contracted work in-house under a new bill introduced by Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

Private tax collectors lose IRS work

The tax agency found that federal employees were more cost effective than the debt contractors.