House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill
A bicameral pair of Democrats have reintroduced legislation to provide civilian employees with a federal pay raise in 2022.
President-elect Joe Biden announced his picks to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Follow the list of individuals tapped for administrative leadership roles as we compile updates.
Both officers and enlisted can apply for early separation or retirement between Jan. 20 and April 2.
Democrats had hoped to quickly confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, a Obama-era veteran of the Department of Homeland Security, as the new DHS secretary under President-elect Joe Biden. But Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) has said he will place a hold on Mayorkas’ nomination.
Public-private partnerships are ubiquitous throughout the federal government; agencies rely on contractors for capabilities they don’t themselves have the ability to deliver, many of them revolving around technology.
Federal News Network conducted an anonymous, online reader survey to gauge feds’ reactions to the Jan. 6 events and what they think could happen next.
New survey of chief information officers from the Professional Services Council and Attain, and interviews with agency leaders, show they are implementing new technology at a rate that isn’t as far behind industry as it used to be.
The National Treasury Employees Union said it will push agencies at the bargaining table, as well as the new administration and Congress through legislation or new policy, to consider making telework arrangements and remote work programs permanent.