Federal Report

Biden Army Confirmations

Impacts of Tuberville’s military holds will be felt for years

While Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s blockade of military nominations is over, the impacts of the holds will be felt for years to come.

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
green roofs, green buildings, St Elizabeths, GSA

Telework redux: A day in the life of one D.C. office

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Photo by Eric Pilgrim With a large portion of military moves requiring the involvement of packers and movers, it’s the Army Transportation Office’s job to ensure standards are being met.

Another possible challenge for DoD’s $18B moving contract: No movers

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For General Schedule employees, pay compression got a little worse in 2024

After the latest 5.2% federal pay raise, pay compression now applies to 60% of locality pay areas, with some senior-level feds in 35 of the 58 areas hitting…

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FILE - Colette Peters, director of the federal Bureau of Prisons, speaks after being sworn in at BOP headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced legislation Wednesday, Sept. 28, to overhaul oversight and bring greater transparency to the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons following reporting from The Associated Press that exposed systemic corruption in the federal prison system and increased congressional scrutiny. The bill is being introduced a day before Peters is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Pay reduction at Bureau of Prisons facility: Another view

Former Bureau of Prisons warden says incentive pay at an Illinois facility should be removed and the staff reduced.

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4 ways federal pay has changed in the last year

Although OPM has made various tweaks to the federal pay system — such as removing a cap on higher pay rates, and shifting the onus for approving pay bonuses — broader problems with federal pay remain.

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