Federal employees will have up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster of a new child starting in October 2020, if Congress passes and the president signs the annual defense policy bill into law.
Time is running out for Congress to finish the 2020 defense authorization bill.
The Defense Department is taking a hard look at its programs into 2025.
The main sticking point between the House and Senate versions is the topline number. The Senate bill authorizes an additional $17 billion for the Defense Department, which the House argues would be used for pet projects like the border wall.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the new local union at the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service estimate four out of five employees will decline to relocate out of the national capital region.
Dunford says the holes in readiness are filled, but the military needs to build on its competitive edge.
The House Appropriations Committee bill moves tens of billions of dollars into the base budget, possibility setting up a sequestration showdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study from the RAND Corporation shows it would cost the military more money to create new pilots, rather than trying to retain the ones it currently has.
In today’s Federal Newscast, A DHS IG report reveals that a quarter of the 8,000 TSA officers who left the agency in fiscal 2017, left within the first six months on the job.
Critics of the $750 billion Defense budget request ask why taxpayers should trust the Defense Department with money, as a result of the 2018 audit.