Federal Employees with Disabilities, or FEDs, is an organization that promotes equality in the workplace for persons with disabilities. FEDs focuses on addressing inclusion and breaking attitudinal barriers.
The number of furlough appeals coming in each day to the Merit Systems Protection Board is steadily decreasing, allowing the board to move forward with consolidating appeals and preparing them for adjudication.
The Department of Energy first reported in August 14,000 current and former employees had their Personally Identifiable Information stolen. The department now says that number is nearly four times what it had originally thought.
An Arkansas man will serve 15 years in prison without parole for sending three threatening letters to federal employees and a federal district judge.
The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund announced Wednesday it will have to suspend new furlough loans to civilian federal employees, due to a lack of available funds.
Researchers at the NASA Langley Research Center dropped a helicopter from a height of 30 feet into a bed of soil. They will use the data to create more efficient and safer designs in the future.
The National Archives and Records Administration has released a new method for archiving and managing the billions of emails circulating in federal agencies.
Like all U.S. citizens, federal employees’ rights are protected under the First Amendment. But when their private lives conflict with their agency’s mission, it’s another story. DHS employee Ayo Kimathi’s racist website is a case in point.
More and more baby boomers are approaching retirement age, but that doesn’t mean they are leaving the workforce. Part of the reason is the mental satisfaction they get from their jobs, according to a new report.
The General Services Administration has raised more than $500,000 in the past three years by charging filmmakers a fee to shoot movies and television shows on federal property.
The General Services Administration encourages filmmakers to use historic buildings in film and television productions. The agency uses the funds to maintain and renovate federal properties. View the full story here.
Doug Keeler, national program manager of Feds Feed Families, says he’s not surprised federal employees continue to donate food, even with sequestration and furloughs. Since 2009, the campaign has collected more than 15 million pounds of food, and it’s striving for a goal of 25 million by Aug. 28.
Recent earnings reports reveal large margins and strong earnings per share for many prime contractors. But Financial Analyst Michael Lewis expects negative trends to start showing within the next few quarters.
After two weeks of deliberation and analysis of agency resources, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has decided to cancel its second phase of furloughs.