In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs is dealing with the pandemic crisis among veterans and the workers treating them.
About 700 employees are part of the Agriculture Department’s phase two reopening, which began June 22 in the national capital region. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged employees may feel some anxiety about returning to work but said he wanted them to feel comfortable at the office.
Phase one of the Energy Department’s reopening plan for headquarters facilities in the national capital region will involves 3.7% of its 7,000-person workforce. Those employees will return June 8, while the rest will continue to telework.
In today’s Federal Newscast, IT security controls continue to be a material weakness for the financial management systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Benefits Administration, under pressure, reverses an Obama-era policy that resulted in Privacy Act violations.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees would receive mandatory Internet of Things cybersecurity training under a new bill introduced by Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA).