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Feds’ pay lags 22.5% behind private sector, the Federal Salary Council reports

New council recommendations would adjust several pay locality areas, but must get approval from the president’s pay agent before implementation.

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New data center journey must include optimization, modernization, hybrid cloud

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Justice Department appeals a case that found Air Force culpable in Texas church mass shooting

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This FDA scientist's work helps public health officials find sources of tainted food faster

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 a major player in the improvement of food safety inspection. Be sure to think of FDA's Steven Musser the next time you chop that lettuce with confidence it's safe to eat.

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A view from Capitol Hill with Bloomberg's Loren Duggan

Just yesterday afternoon, the Senate gave final passage to the Inflation Reduction Act after a full weekend of votes on amendments.

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FLRA sets deadline for EEOC to respond to office reentry complaint

EEOC has until Aug. 22 to respond to a labor-management complaint after not completing union negotiations for the agency’s return-to-office policies.

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3 agencies receive first installment of funds to improve customer experience

The Technology Modernization Fund Board and the Office of Management and Budget has made 18 awards, including four that specifically call out zero trust, worth more than $400 million since March 2021.

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Optimizing Your Agency’s ‘Digital Door’ to Drive Both Security and Equity

During this exclusive webinar, learn how organizations are curating the best digital experience for citizens and customers alike.

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NRO director touts expanding commercial satellite partnerships

The spy agency is positioning itself as a “service provider” of commercial satellite imagery.

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Staff shortages persist at Department of Veterans Affairs

Each year the VA’s Office of Inspector General looks at whether the agency has what are known as severe occupational staffing shortages. It’s had mixed results recently.

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A look inside the Army's strategy to modernize its medical operations

Army brass have been pursuing a modernization strategy for some time now via the Army Futures Command. It’s focused on doctrine and lethality and the systems to keep the Army out front.

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VA needs funds after staffing shortages

AFGE, which represents around 283,000 VA employees, said 70% of respondents reported needing more administrative and support staff, and 64% said there are vacant positions for which no recruitment is taking place. 

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Defense News

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Justice Department appeals a case that found Air Force culpable in Texas church mass shooting

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A look inside the Army’s strategy to modernize its medical operations

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Pay & Benefits

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Feds’ pay lags 22.5% behind private sector, the Federal Salary Council reports

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TRICARE recipients will once again have to pay telehealth copays

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Technology

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Justice Department appeals a case that found Air Force culpable in Texas church mass shooting

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How companies can protect themselves and the country in an era of cyberwarfare

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