In today’s Federal Newscast, contractors need to meet a provision in the 2019 Defense authorization bill to not use equipment from Huawei and ZTE.
IRS Commissioner Chuck reopening processing and call centers will require some employees to work different shifts in order to meet social distancing recommendations.
This marks agency’s third announced recall of employees during the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when only a handful of agencies have sent their staff back to the office under “phase one” of their plan to resume full operations.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Retting told congressional staff that 100 agency employees had contracted the coronavirus, and four have died.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen says the volunteers will receive a wellness stipend to help cover costs associated with the evacuations, including health care.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig instructed eligible employees to telework and gave customer service workers more freedom than they’ve ever had before. But the commissioner’s guidance has prompted confusion among risk-adverse IRS managers, who aren’t accustomed to making their own decisions.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told members at a hearing Tuesday that continued investment in the IRS’ IT modernization remains critical to “bring the IRS into the modern world.”
With this year’s tax season set to start Monday, NTEU has renewed concerns that the IRS, after a decade of budget cuts, has fewer resources to tackle a growing workload.
As a preview to the year ahead, here’s a look at the major projects three public-facing agencies will encounter in 2020.
Embracing culture change and appointing a senior leader to develop and manage a organizational roadmap are among the ways agencies can improve their customer experiences, according to a new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Accenture Federal Services.