The National Treasury Employees Union has added a third count to its lawsuit against the Trump administration and questioned the legality of the decision to recall some IRS employees during the government shutdown.
Margie Graves, the deputy chief information officer of the government at the Office of Management and Budget, said the administration is trying to identify innovative approaches for recruiting and training IT workers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, bills to improve agency oversight of sexual harassment and give federal interns the same protection as employees pass the House.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is asking the Office of Personnel Management how it’s making sure federal employees furloughed due to the government shutdown are still receiving healthcare coverage.
Federal statute instructs agencies use reductions-in-force (RIFs) if employees have been furloughed for 30 days or longer, but regulations don’t apply to workers furloughed due to a government shutdown.
A federal district judge refused to compel the executive branch to find an immediate end to the government shutdown’s impacts on excepted federal employees working without pay. The judge’s decision maintains the status quo. Other lawsuits challenging the shutdown’s legitimacy are still pending.
HUD, USDA CIOs talking IT modernization and cybersecurity among the most listened and read Ask the CIO interviews last year.
Government shutdowns are the norm today, but it wasn’t always that way. A 1980 interpretation of the Antideficiency Act changed the way both the executive and legislative branches handled lapses in appropriations, and they haven’t looked back since.
GSA’s contractor database incident and USDA’s reorganization plans were among the most popular stories last year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) wants to know why the National Parks Service reopened the Old Post Office Tower within the D.C. Trump Hotel during the government shutdown.
The Trump administration maneuvered unobligated funding and found a way to pay Coast Guard military members back in December. But the service doesn’t have the funds now to cut Jan. 15 paychecks.
The IRS’s decision to begin this year’s tax filing season on time, and to start issuing tax refunds despite a partial government shutdown, appears legally sound, according to former government officials, but raises logistical questions from lawmakers and current agency employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill introduced by Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) would authorize congressional payroll administrators to dock pay for members of Congress for as long as a government shutdown continues.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a review by the Center for American Progress looks at how much money federal workers could lose during the partial government shutdown.