Bureau of Prisons

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Congress calls for more details on federal telework in 2024 spending package

Congressional appropriators lay out six new agency reporting requirements on federal telework and return-to-office in the 2024 government spending agreement.

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6-bill minibus rewards some agencies, while slashing budgets for others

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(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. The federal Bureau of Prisons will begin allowing inmates to have visitors again in October, months after visits were suspended at the 122 federal prisons across the U.S. The visitation plan is detailed in an internal memo issued Monday, Aug. 31, and obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

The Bureau of Prisons and the challenges going into 2024

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‘Who’s going to run the prison?’ Union says loss of pay bonuses at BOP facility will cause major attrition

AFGE is urging BOP to renew annual retention incentives for correctional officers at United States Penitentiary Thomson ahead of a planned end of the bonuses…

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FILE - A sign for the Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons is displayed at the Metropolitan Detention Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York, July 6, 2020. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced legislation Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, to overhaul oversight and bring greater transparency to the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons following reporting from The Associated Press that exposed systemic corruption in the federal prison system and increased congressional scrutiny. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

New 25% retention bonuses at Bureau of Prisons only a ‘Band-Aid’ for larger staffing issues

The American Federation of Government Employees said OPM’s approval of retention bonuses for correctional officers is a positive step, but the union…

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How the government drives its employees crazy

Understaffing everywhere you look is making employees work into overdrive

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