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The Department of Veterans Affairs is rolling out a new pay model for its IT and cybersecurity employees later this year — whether or not a governmentwide effort to increase tech workers’ salaries moves forward.
It may not be likely to become law, but a new bill to reform federal civil service shows how deeply some members of congress feel about the issue. Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) just introduced a bill that would turn all federal employees, not just senior executives, into employees at-will.
BOP must do simple things to makes itself a better place to work: Get to full staffing. Hire the right people. Update crumbling facilities. Sharpen the anti-recidivism problems. Easy to visualize, difficult to do.
The Navy hopes to make dramatic improvements for all of its users within the Pentagon by midway through next month. Similar fixes are on the way for the rest of the service, but may prove more difficult.
I think it's safe to say, from here on out, people will have the choice to either "go in," or telework at least some portion of the week.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says Postal Service can still achieve its long-term financial goals – if its regulator and Congress don’t interfere with plans to overhaul its delivery network.
Guy Cavallo, the chief information officer for OPM, said the initial focus of the new retirement services system is on new retirees and starting them off in a digital format.
Despite the Veterans Health Administration remaining on track to reach year-end targets to increase health care staff, problems persist in VHA’s recruitment and onboarding processes, the House Veterans Affairs Committee said.
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act will require agencies to offer reasonable accommodations to employees who have “known limitations” stemming from pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions. Here’s what agencies should know before the law takes effect on June 27.
Meticulous documentation of past success, leaning on conditions for special groups such as small business or minority business owners and utilizing a red team to review both your and competition’s likely submissions are all ways to identify the right arguments for a successful protest based on a flawed past performance evaluation.
The IRS is planning to allow some taxpayers to test out a free, online tax filing platform that’s run by the agency, before the Biden administration decides whether it should scale up the program for the rest of the public.
Debt default would seem, in some ways, like a government shutdown. But it's not. The government is fully appropriated for the rest of fiscal 2023. It is the money to roll over Treasury bills coming due that the government would not have.
Army camps and bases often feature architecture worth preserving. One example is Camp Dodge, an Army National Guard training facility in Iowa. Its construction and facilities management staff won a Pentagon award earlier this year for restoration of its 1907 gate house and perimeter fence.
In today's Federal Newscast: The White House is being pressured to name a new cyber executive. A couple have senators have drafted a bill to require federal-agency leadership to get up-to-speed on Artificial Intelligence. And federal correctional officers continue the fight for COVID-19 hazardous-duty pay.