ExclusiveAccenture’s Gebre to be nominated to lead OFPP
Biniam Gebre has spent the last four years working for Accenture Federal Services leading the management consulting division.
The Coast Guard is in the midst of recapitalizing itself, and taking on diversity and climate change. For an update, at the 2021 Sea-Air-Space conference, Tom Temin caught up with the Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz. Check out the full interview on Federal Drive.
The Postal Service, as an independent agency, is setting its own rules on masks and vaccines apart from the rest of the federal workforce, but is seeing an uptick in employees who need to quarantine as the delta variant of COVID-19 presents new challenges for the agency.
As detailed as solicitations and procurement rules might be, protests are a regular part of the federal contracting scene. Joseph Petrillo, attorney at the law firm Smith Pachter McWhorter, provided some analysis on the topic.
The Department of Health and Human Services is the latest agency to announce a reset in labor relations with its union, following a Biden administration executive order that restored collective bargaining and official time.
Whistleblower protections for federal employees are some of the worst in the U.S. labor market, advocates say, and they see recent bipartisan legislation as “the promised land” after years of pushing for solutions.
National Cyber Director Chris Inglis urged Congress to stand up a Bureau of Cyber Statistics within the Department of Homeland Security that would collect, analyze and publish data on cybersecurity, cyber-crime and threats.