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Greg Schlichter of TransUnion says it’s difficult to know why eligible people are not participating in government programs designed to help them. But marketers could have insight for agencies on this.
Also in today's Federal Newscast, the U.S. Forest Service and Defense Logistics Agency are teaming up to fight fires. And President Biden appoints the first woman to lead the National Cancer Institute.
Also in today's Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority has issued a complaint against EEOC over office-reentry policies. And the Air Force is embracing privacy during pregnancy.
Also in today's Federal Newscast, the Biden Administration Office of Personnel Management gets its first second-in-command. And the Navy has a new top intelligence officer.
Lt. Col. Christian Patterson became the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Engineer Research and Development Center's first African-American commander. He spoke with Federal News Network's Eric White.
Having workers from a diverse range of backgrounds, it turns out, leads to having different and valuable perspectives.
Although the State Department has moved forward with some DEIA initiatives, the agency does not have performance measures to accurately gauge progress.
The White House and members of Congress are calling for more collection of LGBTQ data by federal agencies. But this is something people have recommended doing for years.
Also in today's Federal Newscast, NIST is updating cybersecurity standards, and a U.S. Fish and Wildlife employee gets caught lying about PPP loans.
As the government's lead agency on cybersecurity, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency known as CISA keeps getting higher budgets, more people and more programs.
The effort comes as the intelligence community continues to lag behind the broader workforce on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility metrics.
EEOC reports that women make up about 29.3% of the federal STEM workforce, and recommends a few ways agencies can mediate the disparity.
Federal data experts say decades of research on sexual orientation and gender identity can point agencies in the right direction on including LGBTQ populations in more surveys.
President and co-Founder of the Legal Accountability Project Aliza Shatzman spoke to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.