Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert is encouraging agencies to show their employees what they've done with past year's results to get more people to take the survey this year. Survey results will start to come out in August.
Top officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs will meet this week with leaders from several leading veterans’ service organizations, seeking common ground on a legislative proposal that would overhaul the appeals process for veterans’ compensation claims.
For the past couple of decades, the nation's cities have become re-entranced with trolleys and streetcars. And the Transportation Department has aided and abetted this desire.
If the President's budget request for 2017 prevails, a 1.5 percent jump in the federal workforce would mean another 30,000 or 35,000 new people. Tim McManus, vice president of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin agencies can keep their HR staff from overheating.
Scientists manning the Laser Interometer Gravitational Wave Observatory recently confirmed the existence of gravity waves rippling across the immensity of the universe, it captured the imagination of many people. Dr. Fleming Crim, assistant director for mathematical and physical sciences at the National Science Foundation, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what it takes to make such a monumental discovery.
NASA doesn't quite measure up on the project management front, according to the Government Accountability Office. Christina Chaplain, GAO's director of acquisition and sourcing management, fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin on all the details.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) wants more answers from the Merit Systems Protection Board about its decision to overturn punishments for two senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department.
Thanks to the flawed Choice Act Congress hastily passed in 2014, SESers exist in a sort of twilight of civil service protection.
The Association of Government Accountants teamed with services firm Clinfton-Larson-Allen to examine ways to improve data transparency. Ann Ebberts, CEO at AGA explained the purpose of this, the 38th research project the AGA has done to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy named 10 people to manage categories that represent some $270 billion in procurement. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, told Federal Drive with Tom Temin that contractors better start paying attention.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald wants to take senior managers out of Title V and put them into Title 38, a category created for medical professionals. Federal employment attorney Debra D'Agostino, founding partner of the Federal Practice Group, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what this means.
Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt will be serve along with 11 other people yet to be named. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he hopes the board will enhance the Department's ability to adopt new technology faster and generally become more agile.
Ari Schwartz, managing director for cybersecurity services at Venable law firm, and former senior director for cybersecurity at the White House, explains why this late in the cyber game so many federal systems still don't have all of the needed controls in place.
D.C. attorney and former federal prosecutor Steve Ryan of McDermott, Will & Emery discusses the future of the dispute between the Justice Department and Apple.