Federal agencies are preparing plans now for a possible shutdown next week. One of the elements of those plans is which employees are essential and which ones aren’t. Larry Allen is the President of Allen Federal Business Partners. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose employees aren’t the only ones who should find out as soon as possible if they’re essential.
Jeri Buchholz, former NASA CHCO and now strategic business development adviser for FMP Consulting, advises federal managers to begin preparing for a government shutdown by communicating more openly and often with their workforce.
OSC sends a letter directly to the President outlining mismanagement within VA and targeting of whistleblowers for disciplinary action.
Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan and Philip Gardner with the Office of Personnel Management joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions about retirement planning. September 23, 2015
The Defense Department is attempting to empower its female employees and service members by officially supporting Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s nonprofit group Lean In.
Not all federal job applications are answered truthfully, so it’s critical that hiring managers are given the tools and support to keep the list of candidates as honest as possible, says former DHS HR executive Jeff Neal.
Sue Shumate with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and Georgetown Unviersity’s Jessica Gershuny will discuss next week’s Kalaris Intelligence Conference in Washington D.C. September 18, 2015
A draft version of Ashton Carter’s Force of the Future initiative seeks to transition Defense civilians out of existing civil service rules and create the underpinnings of a more “flexible” system.
A new Senate bill could guarantee six weeks of paid leave for federal employees who become parents, and let them choose whether to take those six weeks separately or in one shot.
The Office of Special Counsel saw a 17 percent jump in whistleblower retaliations and other personnel cases in 2014 as compared to 2013. OSC tells Congress it expects 2015 will be busier.
Do you remember where you were 14 years ago today? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says in many ways it changed everything for all of us.
The National Park Service and the Interior Department hosted an opening ceremony Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, for the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro joked that in trying to make HUD a better place to work, he could do little to change the appearance of the headquarters building, reports Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Are you having recurrent nightmares about your Thrift Savings Plan? Financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey to discuss investment strategies for your TSP account. September 9, 2015