OPM says those non-furloughed employees able to telework are expected to do so and do not receive weather and safety leave.
A furloughed federal employee going through their fifth shutdown over the last 30 years explains the deeper impact of the lapse in funding.
Amid the pre-Christmas frenzy of the partial government partial shutdown, President Donald Trump signed a new law aimed at enhancing workplace protections for congressional staff members.
Should you be worried about a shutdown that lasts all of 2019, and perhaps even into 2020?
Today’s holiday guest column is from a long-time fed who takes Christmas very seriously. She’s had a year of ups and downs, and shared her thoughts on life as a fed.
Be honest, how many of you bet a colleague, or yourself, that the president wasn’t going to give feds a bonus holiday Christmas Eve?
How can two organizations, using the same data, offer up two different takes on employee engagement in the federal workforce?
The government shutdown clock is ticking and almost nobody wants one, although the president did say he would be “proud” to do it if Congress doesn’t approve funding for a southern border wall.
No one is getting rich from the 1.9 percent raise likely to come feds’ way next year, but is giving everyone the same percentage raise the right approach after all?
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
The newly installed chief of the U.S. Forest Service has promised to change the agency’s culture of widespread harassment, misconduct and retaliation. But what would that take?
Like all large departments, the US Postal Service has a comprehensive ethics policy and program. But how effective is it?
Workers and retirees in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program have several choices: They can shop around, talk with their primary physicians, or, like most people they can do nothing.
A recent GAO report concluded that employees believe agencies are doing reasonably well on four of OPM’s Five Phases of Performance Management, with improvement needed on rewarding.