The Veterans Affairs Department is looking to close three hospitals and reshape its real-estate footprint across the country.
In today's Federal Newscast, five unions say VA should immediately develop a joint COVID-19 training task force to design education courses for employees.
VA is rolling out a 10-point human infrastructure strategy, aimed at helping the agency recruit and retain in-demand workers at a time when the agency is facing record turnover among health care employees.
In today's Federal Newscast, a Postal Service banking pilot isn’t drawing many customers.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is processing its backlog of disability claims faster than ever before, but is looking to accelerate this pace through an automation pilot it launched last month.
In today's Federal Newscast, service members facing job loss after returning from deployment will see a renewed focus from two of their most staunch defenders.
Congress has punted the tough debates on government funding for the rest of fiscal 2022 until mid-February, but Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he's already worrying about the prospect of a full-year continuing resolution.
Former VA deputy CIO Ed Meagher explains his frustration with Secretary Denis McDonough’s decision for the Veterans Affairs Department to continue to implement its new electronic health records system.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs says it's a different agency today because of the pandemic.
The largest federal employee union is urging the Biden administration to push back an upcoming deadline for executive branch workers to comply with the federal vaccine mandate to Jan. 4, the same date that contractors received last week.
The department is still digging through the data, but Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he's seeing a "bigger number" of employee accommodation requests for the COVID-19 vaccine mandate than they received for last year's annual flu shot policy.
Dr. Neil Evans recently became the second acting chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2021 and sixth in the last 11 years.
Employees and contractors are entering uncharted territory with the new federal vaccine mandate, bringing anxiety to some who wonder whether it'll prompt firings, retirements and departures for the resistant.
About 72% of the Veterans Health Administration workforce is fully or partially vaccinated, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told reporters Wednesday. Those employees who fail to comply will be subject to progressive discipline, which their supervisors will apply.