In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs said it’s concerned by recent allegations of sexual harassment against American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox.
The Department of Veterans Affairs set of deadline of March, 28, 2020 to deploy a first “block” of Cerner electronic health record capabilities at its first “go-live” site in Spokane, Washington. VA said it’s confident it’ll have a smooth roll-out, and Congress said it’s “cautiously optimistic.”
The Trump administration is urging agencies to focus on two often overlooked populations populations to fill federal vacancies: military spouses and formerly incarcerated individuals.
Federal employee unions have until Jan. 10 to inform the Department of Veterans Affairs whether they would stay and pay rent or leave their currently occupied, government-owned VA office space. The president’s 2018 workforce executive orders require unions to pay rent in order to continue using agency property.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Benefits Administration, under pressure, reverses an Obama-era policy that resulted in Privacy Act violations.
Lawmakers say they fear cybersecurity mitigation efforts are taking a backseat to the mounting pile of IT modernization initiatives ongoing at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department said it plans to open up its commissaries and exchanges to 4.1 million new customers on New Years’ Day.
Senators asked VA for a response to foreign information operations targeting veterans as the House held its first hearing on the issue.
This year, by a quirk of the calendar, Veterans Day actually falls on Nov. 11 which was the official date of the Armistice Day holiday commemorating the end of World War I, Nov. 11, 1918.
Toni Townes-Whitley, president for U.S. Regulated Industries at Microsoft, said industry is shifting away from providing software or products to finding more relevant mission-focused technologies and services.
To honor the late Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Jesse, the Department of Veterans Affairs named an annual award for Excellence in Innovation in his name.
The Veterans Health Administration’s Innovation Ecosystem is bigger than ever, and employees are still eager to pitch their own ideas — even when the funding needed to grow those ideas isn’t always guaranteed.
The Defense Department is balancing urgency and patience in deploying its new electronic health record system.
For the past 10 years, the Wounded Warrior Project’s Annual Warrior Survey has gauged the status of US veterans and how well the services meant to care for them are doing.