The shutdown has created a kaleidoscopic of open, sort-of-open and closed federal operations. As it spins, the effects spread wider and wider.
If something bad happens it’s because his or her political opponent, or opposition party, allowed, encouraged or otherwise made the bad event inevitable.
Congress should eliminate the need for back pay by paying federal workers during a lapse of appropriations.
A furloughed federal employee going through their fifth shutdown over the last 30 years explains the deeper impact of the lapse in funding.
Regardless of age, experience, grade, location or job federal workers today fall into one of two categories, neither of which is good.
Although still a couple of days short of the record set in 1995-96 for the longest shutdown, the ongoing Great Wall of Mexico government shutdown is getting a lot more attention than its predecessors.
Should you be worried about a shutdown that lasts all of 2019, and perhaps even into 2020?
Shyam Salona and Scott Fletcher, of REI Systems, explain how agencies can make the leap from agile for software development to agile for managing an organization.
Most of the millions of federal contractors won’t get paid for time lost to the shutdown, but why should you sweat it? They’re the ones who decided to work on federal projects.
It doesn’t look promising today, but maybe divided government will somehow get the shutdown out of irons.
To kick off the new year, Abraham Grungold in the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General, also a financial coach, developed this must-have calendar for feds and retirees.
Look back at the most popular columns from senior correspondent Mike Causey this year. Readers were most interested in updates on the Thrift Savings Plan and a potential pay raise for federal workers in 2019.
This year was a crazy one for members of the federal family, with many legislative threats to retirement plans as well as efforts to make it much easier to fire civil servants.
John Frizelle, the chief architect for mobile at Red Hat, details three steps to make mobile app development more secure.