President Donald Trump tapped Margaret Weichert to be serve as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office said the Postal Service’s retiree health benefits fund has over $60 billion in unfunded liabilities.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.
Many people will actually pay less for coverage in 2019 than they are paying this year. That’s for sure, and it’s a very big deal.
After several years of premium rate increases that reached as high 6.4 percent, participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will see more modest increases in 2019.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development became the second agency to get help in upgrading its technology and financial management systems under the White House’s marquee IT modernization effort.
The National Academy of Public Administration said that every day spent dwelling on the minor challenges with the existing federal personnel system is another day spent falling further behind.
Lawyers for the Trump administration say the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit should review a federal judge’s decision to invalidate the bulk of the president’s executive orders on official time, collective bargaining and employee removals.
Suzette Kent, the federal chief information officer, said Monday the new cloud smart strategy reflects eight years of learning and maturity.
A total of 417 federal employees have participated in the phased retirement program since the Office of Personnel Management first gave agencies the green light to start accepting applications back in 2014.
The Office of Personnel Management reminded agencies that they have a number of flexibilities available to them to deal with employees displaced by Hurricane Florence on the East Coast and Tropical Storm Olivia in Hawaii.
Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to pass a stopgap government funding bill through Dec. 7, thereby avoiding a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1.
Storm watchers’ biggest fear is that, like Hurricane Harvey last year, the giant Florence will slow almost to walking speed and dump feet of water on the East Coast, where the ground is already saturated.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says its starting this year’s combined federal campaign with more upgrades to the online donation system.