On a more cosmic level, the record-long 35 day shutdown raises lots of questions about the future of government service and civil servants. The issue is whether a lot of people quit or retire in disgust?
The D.C. area’s senate delegation is taking an interest in cybersecurity beneath the city’s streets.
Laurie Axelrod and Robin Camarote from the Wheelhouse Group offer advice for how federal managers can reintegrate workers when the government fully reopens.
If you don’t like financial surprises you are probably going to hate the catch-up paycheck coming your way. The money you get for shutdown-delayed wages may not be nearly as much as you expected.
Are shutdowns miserable and unfair? Absolutely. Should federal workers be treated the way they were? No way. Is the government a terrible employer? No.
During a shutdown, health insurance coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program continue for up to a year for workers in a nonpay status due to the shutdown.
As cyber and supply chain issues continue to evolve, the success of the federal procurement system is contingent upon the government’s ability to secure and defend the nation’s digital information infrastructure.
If the ongoing government “partial” shutdown has you confused, bewitched, bothered and bewildered welcome to Club FUBAR. As long as politicians who don’t have any skin in the game keep getting paid, shutdowns will continue.
If the lawsuits over the 2018-2019 shutdown go the way of the last one, the money for damages should come faster than in 2013.
Regardless of views on the wall or immigration or border security, commentator Jeff Neal believes most Americans can agree on one thing: This shutdown is a shameful display of politics and utter disregard for people.
During the 30-plus of the latest, longest “partial” government shutdown there have been no major incidents, yet. But the clock is ticking and everybody knows it.
National Commission on Military, National and Public Services rolls out ideas amid the longest partial government shutdown ever.
Will the government shutdown of 2018-19 trigger the massive brain drain some experts have been predicting since the late 1990s? Or, has it already happened, thanks to four shutdowns in a 12-month period?
Robert Shea and Robert Hahn, members of the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, offer six ideas for agencies to begin taking advantage of new evidence-based policymaking law.