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He runs a program most people never heard of, but it has got a $5 billion budget. He is the head of the Bureau of Primary Health Care, nested in the Health Resources and Services Administration, itself a component of the Health and Human Services Department.
Labor leaders called on the Biden administration to investigate the workplace practices of federal contractor Maximus, claiming the company systemically prevents call center staff, who are predominately Black and Latina women, from advancing their careers.
In today's Federal Newscast: A policy change dramatically boosts workers' comp acceptance rates for federal firefighters with heart problems and certain cancers. The Veterans Benefits Administration continues its hiring spree to handle a record workload. And HUD's Inspector General has her sights set on environmental justice.
The largest federal employee union warns the Department of Veterans Affairs isn’t doing enough to recruit and retain the workforce it needs to keep up with the demand for VA health care and benefits.
Agencies have new guidance from the Office of Personnel Management to implement a federal rotational cyber workforce program, which will officially launch this November.
You would think everything wood can be used for has been thought of. But wood, considered a renewable resource, has a lot of life. The Agriculture Department is running a competitive grant program to come up with new ways to manage, promote and use wood.
If you wonder why federal employees worry, along with everyone else, consider: mini financial crises, a stubbornly bear stock market, no breakthroughs on Social Security solvency, and the debt-ceiling debate dragging out.
Federal contractors don't see a lot of room for growth after inflation in fiscal 2024, with a few large agencies actually requesting a reduction in funding relative to what was enacted in 2023.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is on track to exceed its hiring goals for its health care workforce fiscal 2023, but is also speeding up the time it takes to fill vacant positions.
The impacts of climate change are already upon us, and — whether from floods, storms, wildfires, droughts or other natural events — we know those impacts will be severe, even catastrophic in some cases.
Federal unions have seen a roughly 20% increase in bargaining unit membership governmentwide, with close to 80,000 feds joining a union between 2021 and 2022.
Erica Ford, a principal for the people advisory services at EY, said agencies have a rare opportunity to reimagine how they recruit and retain workers by highlighting the value of their missions.
The Social Security Administration recently established an office for helping Native Americans. The agency, in its words, wants to elevate and centralize efforts devoted to tribal members and Alaska Natives.
In today's Federal Newscast: OPM gives agencies an extension to waive certain leave policies for essential federal workers. The Defense Department has started a new working group to implement its suicide prevention policies. And comments on a new shared services framework are due this week.