A new bill from Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) would require agencies to update and maintain their diversity plans — and develop new practices for recruiting and retaining a more inclusive workforce.
In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have spent almost $18 billion on goods and services in response to the coronavirus pandemic from March to June, and 47% of that was not competed among vendors.
Six Democrat Senators wrote to Appropriations Committee leaders asking them to support agency efforts to modernize legacy technology systems by increasing the Technology Modernization Fund.
A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee is holding a series of hearings to collect best practices on telework, which members say may inform new legislation or policy for the federal workforce.
The Trump administration’s request for $1.8 billion to build a new FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. in the latest coronavirus spending bill has lost any steam.
There is symbolism in the march of the man’s remains up a long seat of steep stairs.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services told employees it would delay the possibility of furloughs until the end of August. Employees will receive another furlough notice in the coming days reflecting the new potential date, the agency said.
Gary Shiffman, who teaches security studies at Georgetown University, argues that the right screening applied at the right time would prevent the improper payments in programs like those under the CARES Act.
Congress will be debating pandemic relief legislation as the Senate works to craft a bill likely to be very different from what the House has already passed.
As Congress debates must-pass legislation for 2021, members are leaving many of the big-ticket federal workforce items on the table this year.
The new initiative, which USPS says will “enhance customer service by providing more consistent delivery times,” will start Saturday at nearly 400 facilities.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it will take months, years in some cases, to implement needed changes to its sexual harassment policies, training and reporting structures.
Congress has returned from recess to pretty much the same conditions, pandemic-ally speaking, as when it left. We discuss with Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)
The House-passed annual defense authorization bill includes a few notable provisions for civilian federal employees.