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Federal unions have a way to locate unrepresented employees, OPM says

The Office of Personnel Management highlighted information available in FedScope to aid federal unions in targeting union-eligible employees.

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Which agencies are the biggest potential targets for union growth?

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GSA, Federal Acquisition Service, FSA

Acquisition workers now have a much easier path to track continuous learning requirements

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New pilot program will give Army Guard members childcare on drill days

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Army nearly ready to move thousands of users to BYOD, virtual desktop programs

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Voice of America acting director gets Sammies nod for turning around employee engagement

The latest interview in the Federal Drive with Tom Temin's series spotlighting finalists for the 2022 Service to America Medals Program (a.k.a. Sammies) is the Acting Director of Voice of America, Yolanda López. After much turmoil during the Trump administration, and since taking the reins, the broadcaster's employee engagement scores rose from below to above average.

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Five federal workforce items on Congress’ to-do list

Congress has a lot on its plate to try to avoid a continuing resolution, including a host of appropriations bills.

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USDA’s new answer to cutting food waste by 50%: Jelly ice

An investment from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is paving the way for a new type of ice cube to revolutionize how industries and individuals keep food cold and curb food waste. 

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Deputy US CTO Lynne Parker, top federal AI expert, leaving government

A top artificial intelligence expert in the Obama, Trump and Biden administrations is leaving government.

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One big lesson from the COVID pandemic

One big lesson from the COVID pandemic: you need solid data to mount an effective response. And that was one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s biggest challenges in the early days of COVID-19.

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Government Publishing Office resets with a new five-year strategy

A reskilled workforce and a continuing move towards a digital future are among the strategic imperatives laid out by the Government Publishing Office. GPO Director Hugh Halpern spoke to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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GSA announces small increase to per diem lodging rates for 2023

As the travel industry — and prices — recover from COVID-19, the General Services Administration is giving federal employees a little more leeway on hotel costs for official travel.

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OMB’s Coleman to step down from federal personnel role

Pam Coleman, OMB’s associate director of performance and personnel management, will step down from her position on Aug. 19 to pursue work in voting rights.

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Defense News

New pilot program will give Army Guard members childcare on drill days

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Army nearly ready to move thousands of users to BYOD, virtual desktop programs

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Road maps that lead to information, then to warfighting

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Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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Pay & Benefits

Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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Technology

Army nearly ready to move thousands of users to BYOD, virtual desktop programs

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Workforce

Which agencies are the biggest potential targets for union growth?

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Federal unions have a way to locate unrepresented employees, OPM says

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GSA, Federal Acquisition Service, FSA

Acquisition workers now have a much easier path to track continuous learning requirements

Read more

New pilot program will give Army Guard members childcare on drill days

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