Federal employee are expressing anger and fear over a lack of planning around telework by their agencies to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
As the Trump administration urges agencies to expand telework to employees at “higher risk” of exposure to coronavirus, the Education Department has taken steps to relax limits on how often employees can work from home.
After a sharp rise in the federal retirement processing backlog in January, the numbers dropped last month — but still about equal to 2019 levels.
DoD organizations are being told to put all non-mission-essential travel on hold for at least the next two months. Travel bans to and through some countries will take effect on Friday.
Whoever said timing is everything sure knew what she was talking about. Take teleworking, please!
The Securities and Exchange Commission is the first Washington, D.C., agency to take actions to stop the spread of COVID-19.
For thousands of federal employees for whom travel is a part of the job, the coronavirus is a new threat.
When the government vets people for security clearance, some small differences show up in how it looks at federal employees and contractors.
OPM Director Dale Cabaniss sent a memo to agencies detailing ways they can evaluate current employees for reskilling or candidates to hire to fill critical cybersecurity positions.
A long-feared retirement tsunami in the federal workforce might not happen anytime soon, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still considers an older workforce a risk it needs to manage. With employees working…
One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That’s how it is in the background security clearance process.
Is this maybe not the best time for government agencies to be cutting back on their telework programs? Can you say coronavirus?
For the latest thinking in the whistleblower community, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke to the co-founder and general counsel of the National Whistleblower Center, David Colapinto.
The Defense Department does not regularly check recruits’ social media before allowing them in the military.