The Agriculture Department’s decision to reduce how often employees can telework has been more difficult to implement for certain offices.
Rod Turk, the acting chief information officer at Commerce, said about 55 IT workers have taken acquisition-related training over the past year.
In his first State of the Union, President Donald Trump highlights VA’s success with removing 1,500 employees under the June 2017 law.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for cloture vote on a bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8.
The Senate could only muster 50 votes, not 60, to invoke cloture to end debate on the continuing resolution to keep the government open.
Among the differences this year: some commissaries could remain open, travel polices get more restrictive.
Grant Schneider, the acting federal chief information security officer, said shared services for cybersecurity can help address the workforce shortage.
After meeting with D.C.-area officials, OPM decided there was no reason for a delayed opening on Wednesday morning.
One Agriculture Department employee describes how changes to the workforce degrades the agency’s ability to meet its mission.
The Agriculture Department issued a new policy that requires employees to be in the office at least four days per week thus limiting telework to two days per pay period.
The answer to the question in the headline is that we should all care, because it is certainly no way to run a business, or a government.
The Office of Personnel Management says it’s monitoring the weather situation for Washington, D.C. federal offices.
Chief human capital officers have been looking at their performance management practices and are tweaking those for the 2019 budget submission.
The Food and Drug Administration will begin a new hiring pilot this year in attempt to drastically cut down the time it takes to hire for mission critical positions.