New telework schedules and policies went into effect for employees at the Social Security Administration this week. But the agency shows no signs of easing those policies amid growing concern over the spread of coronavirus.
The Social Security Administration wants to activate 80-year-old legal authority for hearing disability cases.
Social Security Administration leadership met with employees Monday to announce a series of changes to existing telework policies, but the new arrangements vary widely across the agency and depend on an employee's component -- and whether or not an employee is part of a specific bargaining unit.
Officials considering federal telework program changes first might want to check the press clippings about the Social Security Administration’s decision, or read results of a survey of Education Department workers.
If there is an electrified third-rail within the nation’s largest employer, Uncle Sam Inc., it is teleworking.
The Federal Service Impasses Panel ordered an existing telework program remain for some 2,100 attorneys, decision writers and other employees at the Social Security Administration's Office of Hearings Operation represented by the National Treasury Employees Union.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Commerce Department’s inspector general is running an audit of the bureau’s cybersecurity measures.
In today's Federal Newscast, 123 C-130 planes are being temporarily removed from service after atypical cracks were discovered.
The Social Security Administration is implementing a hiring freeze at headquarters and regional office components to focus more resources on public-facing customer services, Commissioner Andrew Saul told employees.
More than half the Social Security workforce is crabby over contracts.
SSA got a new boss this week. He’s different in a number of ways. Including the fact that he worked with the Thrift Savings Plan and therefore knows a lot about the civil service and civil servants.