It took agencies an average of 98 days to hire new talent, according to the most recent data available from 2018.
The largest federal employee union is also urging the Office of Personnel Management to allow all telework-eligible workers to begin immediately working remotely.
When I made my stop-the-presses announcement that I’m moving into phased retirement, I found out a couple of things.
For thousands of federal employees for whom travel is a part of the job, the coronavirus is a new threat.
The Office of Personnel Management instructed agencies to ensure their employees are “telework capable,” amid growing concerns over the coronavirus. Telework-eligible Air Force employees at the Pentagon will conduct a “capacity test” Friday to ensure they’re equipped to work remotely.
Department of Homeland Security employees who work at a shuttered federal facility in Washington state must self-quarantine and telework for 14 days amid a coronavirus outbreak in the region, the agency said Tuesday.
Lobotomizing of federal telework programs could be happening for a couple of reasons but the coronavirus is presenting a new test of that trend.
OPM Director Dale Cabaniss sent a memo to agencies detailing ways they can evaluate current employees for reskilling or candidates to hire to fill critical cybersecurity positions.
One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That’s how it is in the background security clearance process.
Is this maybe not the best time for government agencies to be cutting back on their telework programs? Can you say coronavirus?
Recently the Federal Labor Relations Authority turned down a request from the departments of Education and Agriculture to issue a policy statement clarifying what’s a condition of employment and a working condition.
The National Treasury Employees Union is challenging the Federal Labor Relations Authority’s recent decision on dues payments in the U.S. Court of Appeals.
The General Services Administration will also assume management over the Office of Personnel Management’s office space in Washington later this fall.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the DCSA says it’s business model is getting more efficient in its first full year of operation.