For federal workers, making a mid-life career change does not always mean leaving government.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Defense Security Service said it's considering whether or not to provide guidance on asking about cryptocurrency ownership during the clearance process.
Federal agencies are embracing the idea of artificial intelligence, and in test cases, adopting machine learning has cut down on some of the tedious aspects of working with government data.
The pay raise process established in the U.S. Code relies on federally-collected data, which should make it easy to predict a year in advance just what kind of a pay raise federal employees will be getting.
Panel recommends creating federal entity to collate statistics and provide more privacy protection for stakeholders.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says federal and Social Security retirees may be in for a cost-of-living adjustment that’ll trump January's proposed 1.9 percent pay raise for federal workers.
The President's Pay Agent approved a recommendation to add Burlington, Vermont, and Virginia Beach, Virginia, to the list of separate locality pay areas for 2018. The pay agent signed off on one recommendation from the Federal Salary Council but little else.
Federal agencies are using artificial intelligence to do everything from cataloging milk prices to monitoring immigration status. Department leaders say the technology helps cut costs and improve accuracy, but machines are also impacting the human workforce.
Artificial intelligence has many definitions and even more uses, and the federal government is embracing this emerging technology. In a two-day special report, Federal News Radio looks at AI, government policies to regulate it, and how agencies are using this technology.
Carol Mullins, the associate commissioner for the Office of Technology and Survey Processing for the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, said the bureau’s effort to reduce its servers, applications and other IT components is coming to fruition over the next year.
If we start with these seven basics, we could have the potential to design a more accountable civil service that is free of political influence.
With two months to go in the COLA countdown for January 2016, it appears unlikely retirees will get any adjustment next year. The CPI-W will be announced later this month, but all indications say there won't be a COLA in January, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Federal retirees will soon know their cost of living adjustment for January 2015. The bad news is, it might be lower than they were hoping, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
After a decade of growth, the number of federal employees has begun a slight decline. New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows 63,000 fewer feds on the government's payroll today than there were a year ago. Federal News Radio's Web Manager Julia Ziegler joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss what this means for agencies as they try to complete their missions.