The Office of Personnel Management has also answered additional questions about the status of federal employee probationary periods, career ladder promotions and other human resources questions after the government shutdown.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a notice to contractors setting expectations about the timing of solicitations and other acquisition activities for after the shutdown ends.
Shutdown’s impact on contractors: It’s not just the lack of new work that hurts. They’re not being paid for work they’ve already done.
FEMA’s David Grant announced he’s retiring in January after 34 years of federal service, while Kevin Gates is leaving the House Armed Services Committee.
FEMA has a limited view into the allegations of misconduct that come from the agency’s employees, because it lacks both the case management system and the written disciplinary policies to address misconduct from its cohort of temporary workers.