Michael Rigas will have dual-hatted appointments as both the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management and the acting deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.
The Office of Personnel Management said agencies can virtually offer the oath of office and remotely collect onboarding documents from new employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
It looks as if the coronavirus crisis might force some needed workforce reforms permanently.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management granting agencies new authorities to help in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Office Management and Budget released FAQs for agencies and contractors to deal with coronavirus while DoD released a memo detailing what essential vendors mean for them.
Federal News Network has heard from many federal employees this week, many of whom say they’re still coming into the office for work, even as state governors close schools, restaurants, bars and most other businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Office of Personnel Management gave the Department of Veterans Affairs an authority needed to quickly rehire former medical professionals for VA’s coronavirus response efforts. These reemployed annuitants can work full time and receive a full salary and their retirement checks.
If you’re gonna have to telework, you might as well do it right.
Federal agencies have requested an additional $45.8 billion in funding for 2020 alone, which the White House said is necessary for its governmentwide response to the coronavirus. Extra telework support is at the top of the list.
The bureau’s public information chief Michael Cook joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more information on the implications.
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Dale Cabaniss, who briefly led the Office of Personnel Management for six months, has resigned Tuesday afternoon, Federal News Network has learned.
OMB told agencies to offer “maximum telework flexibilities to all current telework eligible employees” due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the majority of feds aren’t eligible.
For most of the Postal Service’s 600,000-employee workforce, work continues as usual, but in a heightened state of vigilance.