Federal Insights

  • Security Clearances

    Happy Thanksgiving! This week’s FEDtalk Favorite features Leon Schachter, the DoD General Counsel from the Office of Hearings and Appeals. He discusses Security Clearances with Bill Bransford and Lisa Bernstein. (Originally aired March 26, 2004)…

  • Post-Election Politics

    George Gould, National Assn. of Letter Carriers, talks about the post-election political environment with hosts Debra Roth and Janice Coleman. Click to Listen to the Show

  • Your Retirement Options

    This week Tammy Flanagan, the Benefits Director from the National Institute of Transition Planning, will be reviewing current retirement benefit options with hosts Bill Bransford and Eugene Kim. Click to Listen to the Show

  • Foreign Service Issues

    Debra Roth and Janice Simons talk with American Foreign Service Association state vice president Louise Crane, director of congressional relations Kennon Nakamura, and labor management specialist James York about current initiatives. (rebroadcast) Click to Listen…

  • Federal Managers Assn Update

    Guests Mike Styles, Pres., and Thomas Richards, Governmental Affairs Representative, with the Federal Managers Association talk about their current initiatives with hosts Bill Bransford and Eugene Kim. Click to Listen to the Show

  • MD-715

    Happy Columbus Day Weekend! This will be a selection from “FEDtalk favorites:” MD-715 will be discussed by Michael Dole, director of workforce analysis and evaluation at VA, and Delia Johnson, director of the office of…

  • Sammies Celebrated

    The Service to America Medal Award winners will be further celebrated with Bethany Hardy, press secretary from Partnership for Public Service, and hosts Debra Roth and Will Hughes. Click to Listen to the Show

  • How to Find a Federal Job

    Tony Vergnetti and Walter Shaub talk with Kathryn Troutman, The Resume Place, about seeking federal jobs. Click to Listen to the Show

  • Public Opinion of Public Servants

    John Palguta, vice president of policy and research for the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the current public attitude regarding the federal government and government workers with Diana Veileux and Lisa Bernstein. Click to Listen…

  • FDR Spotlight: Dinah Cohen

    Diana Veilleux and Will Hughes discuss the American Disabilities Act with Dinah Cohen, the Director of C.A.P. Ms. Cohen was a featured speaker at the 19th Annual Federal Dispute Resolution Conference. (Rebroadcast – No phone…

  • New SES Pay Regs

    Hosts Debra Roth and Walter Shaub talk about the current state of the SES and review the newly released SES pay regulations with Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association. Click to Listen to…

  • The Hatch Act

    Guest: Ana Galindo-Marrone, Office of Special Counsel. Rebroadcast from November 14, 2003. No phone calls, please.

  • FDR Spotlight: Latonia Parham and Leslie Violette

    Misuse of IT systems in the Federal Government and discussed by hosts Tony Vergnetti and Will Hughes and guests Latonia Parham from FDA and Leslie Violette from USDA. Both guests are featured speakers at the…

  • FDR Spotlight: Roslyn Brown

    Judy Wheat and Tom Sullivan will host Roslyn Brown, the Director of the Discrimination Complaint Review Unit at IRS, to discuss Tele-ADR. Ms. Brown is a featured speaker at the 19th Annual Federal Dispute Resolution…