In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.
Years after the buyout surge of the 1990s some still-working feds are hanging on until the next round of buyouts. But that could take a while.
The Trump administration is also planning to study the full scope of federal employees’ pay, benefits other opportunities for recognition, in effort to prove to Congress that the workforce would benefit from more flexible performance-based awards over across-the-board pay raises.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration says it now sees an opportunity to build on many of the 14 cross-agency priority goals outlined in the President’s Management Agenda.
The federal employment question forms a knot that remains difficult to untie.
Retirement expert John Grobe, himself a former fed, said the length and uncertainty of the recent shutdown has a lot more people thinking about retirement, or just leaving government for greener pastures.
In effort to build a better talent pipeline and foster more collaborative, working relationships between government and universities, the Volcker Alliance has announced the creation of two “government-to-university” councils in Kansas City, Missouri, and Austin, Texas.
The Trump administration on Wednesday acknowledged that some federal employees are frustrated with how long it’s taken to see the 1.9 percent retroactive pay raise.
The White House plans on spending 5 percent more to secure federal networks and data in 2020, with more than half of the funding going toward Defense Department cybersecurity. Get this story and others in today’s Federal Newscast.
A joint 2020 budget request from the Office of Personnel Management and General Services Administration offers up some more detail on how the Trump administrations expects to reorganize OPM and merge its functions, but the plan lacks specifics.
The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal includes recommendations that would shorten the time federal employees have to appeal a disciplinary or performance-based firing, suspension or other punishment.
The detailed version of the President’s 2020 budget request includes a series of familiar pay and retirement cuts and a wide variety of proposals designed to change the way agencies compensate, hire, manage and reward both current and future federal employees.
Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.
On a the heels of Sunshine Week, a new study from the Government Accountability Office points to a variety of examples where agencies could improve compliance with their own ethics programs and shed light on basic information about executive branch political appointees.