Retirement planning is essential for just about everyone but if you work for Uncle Sam, a few things can cost you once you’ve switched from larger biweekly paychecks to a smaller monthly annuity deposit.
Years after the buyout surge of the 1990s some still-working feds are hanging on until the next round of buyouts. But that could take a while.
The White House plans on spending 5 percent more to secure federal networks and data in 2020, with more than half of the funding going toward Defense Department cybersecurity. Get this story and others in today’s Federal Newscast.
The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal includes recommendations that would shorten the time federal employees have to appeal a disciplinary or performance-based firing, suspension or other punishment.
U.S. Cyber Command said the new Cyber Excepted Service has cut its time-to-hire by 60 percent. But so far, DoD has only used the new personnel system for a few hundred positions.
Sen. James Lankford says whatever retirement changes occur should only apply to new hires. Hear this story and more in today’s Federal Newscast.
It’s an unfortunate but when you have a workforce of 2 million people, a few of them will commit harassment, retaliate against whistleblowers or drag their partisan politics to the office.
The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
Guest columnist Jeff Neal says there is not a lot of room on the congressional calendar this fiscal year to have a serious discussion about civil service issues.
Since December the Justice Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have been working together under a memorandum of understanding.
In today’s Federal Newscast, lawmakers want to hear from the Indian Health Service’s acting director about what he’s done to improve on an apparent failure of the agency to provide quality health care.
A federal employee weighs in on the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act, and suggests excepted employees should receive additional compensation for having to work with no pay.
ICF Senior Vice President Jeff Neal explains how President Theodore Roosevelt’s efforts to preserve the civil service could teach today’s leadership a thing or two.
The Defense HR Activity released a RFI seeking industry input across areas like software to recruit, retain and train employees or new approaches to performance management and for identifying competencies.