No one is getting rich from the 1.9 percent raise likely to come feds’ way next year, but is giving everyone the same percentage raise the right approach after all?
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats said more than 300,000 federal employees will be furloughed if Congress can’t come to a deal on seven remaining appropriation bills.
Top officials at the National Background Investigations Bureau and the Pentagon’s Defense Security Service tried to ensure lawmakers that the transfer of the governmentwide security clearance portfolio will be as seamless as possible.
Having political and career leaders engage with the workforce in a constructive and respectful manner is not a Democrat/Republican issue. It is a matter of leadership and should be treated that way.
Bright spots in the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show particular progress at some of the largest agencies, including DoD and Homeland Security.
The recent passing of former President George H.W. Bush prompted a lot of discussion about Bush and his experience in government before his presidency. “41,” as he came to be known, came from a background in the executive branch.
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
The Office of Personnel Management finalized six new locality pay areas for some 71,000 federal employees in 2019.
Federal employees who are typically scheduled for an eight-hour day on Wednesday, Dec. 5 will be excused from work and will get paid for the time off, according to new OPM guidance.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Integrated Digital Experience Act calls for digitizing government processes and establishing minimum standards for federal websites.
Individuals enrolled in the Office of Personnel Management’s free identity protection service don’t need to take action while recompetes its existing contract over the next six months. OPM’s existing contract was supposed to expire on Dec. 31, 2018.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
A recent GAO report concluded that employees believe agencies are doing reasonably well on four of OPM’s Five Phases of Performance Management, with improvement needed on rewarding.
In today’s Federal Newscast, after requests from Congress, the Government Accountability Office will look into how the Department of Veterans Affairs developed its strategy for its electronic health record modernization program.