The timing of the third shutdown of 2018 and the implementation of 2017 tax reform created major paycheck and cash flow problems for tens of thousands around the nation.
Kevin Cooley, director of the office of planning and programming for service delivery at the National Weather Service, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the details.
The most important thing is usable information that’s easy to find. Some agencies fall short.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management answered some lingering questions that popped up due to the recent partial government shutdown.
Weak controls at the U.S. Postal Service allowed confidential employee records to fly out the door on Freedom of Information Act requests, according to the USPS Office of Inspector General.
The Office of Personnel Management has also answered additional questions about the status of federal employee probationary periods, career ladder promotions and other human resources questions after the government shutdown.
Rebecca Jones, policy counsel at the Project on Government Oversight, argued it’s time for Congress to provide better whistleblower protections to its own staff.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general found that when it comes to detention facilities contractors, Immigration and Customs Enforcement doesn’t adequately hold them accountable for written performance standards.
Agencies impacted and not impacted by the partial government shutdown released up to eight times more RFPs, RFIs and awards on FedBizOpps.gov last week as compared to the same weeks in previous years.
Federal News Network breaks down dismissal and closure guidance from the Office of Personnel Management.
Before the reopening of the government Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Heidi Burakiewicz, partner at Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, who represents many Bureau of Prison employees.
Ellen Dunagan, founder and president of Traverse Career Solutions, offers three suggestions for how furloughed federal employees can rethink their professional goals.
Laurie Axelrod and Robin Camarote from the Wheelhouse Group offer advice for how federal managers can reintegrate workers when the government fully reopens.
Military spouses can now use their service member’s residency when filing state taxes.