Non-federal members of the public can be hurt by a shutdown. In the meantime, elected officials continue to get paid on time. Mike Causey is back from vacation and wants to hear from people hit by the partial government shutdown.
The Trump administration wants to bring more agencies to collaborate on the goals outlined in the President’s Management Agenda in 2019.
For the Trump administration, 2018 was a productive year filled small, but productive steps toward its goal of modernizing the federal workforce. But it was a very different kind of year for federal employee unions.
The U.S. Coast Guard said its military members won’t receive their regularly scheduled paychecks at the end of the month unless Congress passes appropriations or a continuing resolution by Dec. 28.
With a partial government shutdown already putting a damper on holiday plans for federal employees, a significant portion of the IRS’s furloughed workforce may have to come into work without pay if the shutdown extends into January.
The suddenness of the partial government shutdown forced agencies and contractors to scramble over the last week to figure out who is working and who isn’t.
Several impacted agencies have funding left over to continue to work, but if the shutdown lasts into January more furloughs possible.
Agencies impacted by the shutdown have turned off Twitter and Facebook feeds, while Washington D.C. area restaurants are offering free food.
Federal IT experts offer their take on the last 12 months and what were the top story lines, biggest surprises and biggest disappointments.
Josh Moses, the former Office of Management and Budget’s chief of the cyber and national security branch in the office of Federal CIO, said agencies are in better shape to defend against cyber attacks because of a combination of policy, people and programs.
The Office of Personnel Management has updated guidance on what federal employees impacted by a potential partial government shutdown should expect over the coming holidays.
Today the Coalition submitted comments in response to the General Services Administration’s Request for Information regarding commercial e-commerce portals.
In today’s Federal Newscast, while some members of Congress are trying to make sure federal employees can get paid during a potential shutdown, don’t expect every member to feel sorry for them.
Alan Chvotkin, the senior counsel and vice president of the Professional Services Council, said vendors are tired of facing the budget Yo-Yo over the late decade.