Progress with the security clearance inventory has put pressure on the Defense Department’s Consolidated Adjudications Facility, which is realigning resources and personnel to work through its own backlog.
New policies aren’t official yet, but defense and intelligence officials say they’re designing the newly renamed Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency that’s positioned for a more modern era.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is urging agencies to consider telework and workplace flexibilities during this week’s heat wave.
Agencies have new guidance from the Office of Personnel Management advising them to evaluate how well their telework and other work-life programs are working. Several departments have opted to limit or alter their telework programs since initial pilots were stood up back in 2012.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Mark Esper is poised to become the next Defense secretary. If he’s confirmed, one of his first jobs will be to help fill the rest of the vacant politically-appointed positions in the Pentagon.
Federal employee unions, democrats refocus their attention on getting the Senate to agree on provisions in FY 2020 bills to block rollbacks on collective bargaining, official time for feds.
A federal judge invalidated nine provisions of the President’s workforce executive orders in a ruling last August. But the U.S. Court of Appeals overturned that decision Tuesday.
The Office of Personnel Management said an IT outage impacted significant programs and mission for multiple hours last week. But a government source said the incident has been dramatized to make the case for the proposed OPM-GSA merger.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Bureau of Land Management is setting up new headquarters out west.
Agencies will develop specific workforce fund plans for the 2021 budget passback, which should detail how they’ll reward employees who have in-demand skills or have made special contributions to their agencies.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and OPM said a 2018 Supreme Court decision opens up existing law to a new interpretation.
The House-passed 2020 defense authorization bill includes paid family leave for federal employees, as well as another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger.
GSA has issued a request for information to begin modernization of legacy mainframe hardware at the Office of Personnel Management. The RFI is part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence initiative, which both agencies have agreed to use to advance the merger.
Three members of the Federal Salary Council have made their official recommendations to the President’s pay agent suggesting how to improve the way government evaluates and compensates federal employees.