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U.S. Air Force photo by Chustine MinodaU.S. Air Force Capt. Jennifer Orozco, 60th Medical Operations Squadron clinical social worker and her spouse, Josue, participate in the Military Spouse Appreciation Day campaign at Travis Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2022.

DoD expanding military spouse paid fellowship program

The pilot program mainly focused on placing “career-ready” military spouses into paid fellowships. This year, the program will include entry-level jobs.

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Congress Labor Secretary

Labor Dept backs state-by-state refresh of UI benefits systems rocked by pandemic

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Martin Gruenberg

The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's toxic workplace culture

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ASPIRE targets the waste in federal workforce training

Tony Boese, the research programs manager and associate researcher in VA’s NAII, said the new workforce education platform reduces the need for retraining.

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The time for government to feel has come

The time for government to feel has come

Embracing the humanity of federal employees isn’t about balancing robotic professionalism and joyful home lives.

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkReturn-to-office review: The latest from Congress, agency leaders and employees

Return-to-office review: The latest from Congress, agency leaders and employees

With the federal return-to-office conversation always in flux, Federal News Network wants to keep you up-to-date on what it all means for federal employees.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Army, civilian workforce

Army recruitment seeks civilian employees

The Army relies on its civilian workforce for crucial tasks to support readiness and operations. Now it has launched a campaign to recruit civilians.

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Department of Energy

That office-building boiler will soon be scrap metal

A new rule from the Energy Department means the eventual end of gas and oil to heat new and renovated federal buildings.

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Coast Guard still struggling with major acquisition programs

The Coast Guard’s biggest programs, the Offshore Patrol Cutter and the Polar Security Cutter are years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget.

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Energy Strategy Series: DOE takes three-pronged approach to modernizing power grid

We talk with experts from the Energy Department and ICF about planning and prioritizing a strategy that will help modernize the nation’s power infrastructure to make it resilient and adaptable — while also reducing carbon emissions.

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US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

The Environmental Protection Agency warns that cyberattacks against water utilities around the U.S. are becoming more frequent and more severe.

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2023 Best Places to Work marks a turning point in employee engagement

Beyond just the rankings of the 2023 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, there appears to be a broader atmospheric shift for the federal workforce.

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USPS

USPS rejects calls for regulator to weigh in on now-paused network modernization plans

USPS is rejecting calls for its regulator to scrutinize network modernization plans — although it concedes such a review may be legally required later on.

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Rear Adm. Terry B. Kraft, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Japan, passes through sideboys as the official party arrives for a ship visit aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63).

Navy grapples with at-sea shortages as recruiting lags

Although retention remains strong, the Navy has thousands of vacancies in its afloat community because of the recruiting slowdown.

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Defense News

Shelby Oakley GAO

Coast Guard still struggling with major acquisition programs

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Pay & Benefits

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TSA, AFGE see milestone contract as ‘pivot point’ for frontline workforce

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Another attempt to determine if federal employees are underpaid

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