What Feds Can Do if Called Back to an Unsafe Workplace - May 5, 2020
As some in the Trump administration push toward “reopening the government,” a federal employment lawyer said worried workers might find solace in existing leave policies and the whistleblower protection statute.
Erich Wagner, Government Executive
Although it remains unclear when or if the United States will effectively “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus outbreak, federal agencies appear poised to begin calling at least some employees back to the office in the coming weeks.
Last month, the Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget issued guidance entitled “Opening Up America Again,” on how agencies should “ramp back up government operations” after consultation with state and local leaders.