The Agriculture Department is finalizing a new performance management system, which will move employees from a five-tier system to a “pass-fail” program. The new policy, which USDA plans to roll out Oct. 1, will allow supervisors to reward employees for specific mission accomplishments throughout the year, the agency said.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration reports the IRS didn’t take a closer look at nearly 370,000 high-income non-filers between 2014 and 2016.
The Public Interest Declassification Board warns a backlog of records slated for declassification makes it harder for federal employees to telework if their jobs require them to work with sensitive information.
Insider threats to transportation have moved front and center at the Transportation Security Administration. It’s published a strategy to protect itself and the transportation sector from inside threats.
Like other agencies, the National Security Agency is doing more online collaboration these days.
The Senate returns this week with coronavirus related oversight hearings high on the agenda, while the House is tied up over whether you can have a virtual quorum.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with vote-by-mail services in high demand, the Postal Service sets recommendations for state and local governments to make sure each ballot gets counted.
Just as it is a workforce challenge for federal agencies, state and local governments are also forced to compete with the private sector for talent.
The non-profit Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, ICIT, has a new executive director, Joyce Hunter.
For what the landscape looks like for minority-owned businesses, hear from Creative Investment Research’s William Michael Cunningham.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Transportation Security Administration soon will offer early retirements to employees across the agency.