On today's Federal Newscast: A union for feds sounds the alarm about telework, budgets and DEI issues. What does it mean that agencies improperly paid out more than $247 billion? And IRS looks to beta-test a free, online tax-filing platform.
The Defense Department plans to encourage retention among service members, including with financial incentives and quality of life improvements.
I spoke with Tekla Colon, Director-Mission Support Audits in NASA's IG office to discuss the agency's DEIA efforts.
As the federal government struggles to find ways to recruit new talent and retain current employees, some agencies are finding success through diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) working groups.
If there is one civilian agency in the United States whose mission is as important to our national defense – and possibly more difficult – as the Defense Department, it is the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. So I invited CISA’s Deputy Director Nitin Natarajan to the studio recently to tell folks how his agency is dealing with those challenges.
Proposed regulations from the Office of Personnel Management would prohibit agencies from using a federal job candidate’s previous salary history when making an employment offer.
Negotiations over a new DEIA contract article have come to a standstill for the Environmental Protection Agency and the American Federation of Government Employees.
The Office of Personnel Management uses International Transgender Day of Visibility as an opportunity to update agency guidance to manage gender identity inclusion in the federal workplace.
Host Dave Wennegren and his guests discuss DEIA efforts in government and some upcoming tech opportunities.
Although agencies have made progress in promoting equal employment opportunities, the EEOC's latest federal workforce report shows that some inequities still exist in governmentwide workforce demographics.
Labor leaders called on the Biden administration to investigate the workplace practices of federal contractor Maximus, claiming the company systemically prevents call center staff, who are predominately Black and Latina women, from advancing their careers.
The departments of Agriculture, Labor, State and Veterans Affairs reported that 50% or less of their public-facing websites comply with Section 508 accessibility requirements.
Diversity, equity and inclusion within the Federal Bureau of Investigation plays a crucial role in the agency’s mission to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution.
The Office of Personnel Management’s first-ever DEIA annual report details both progress and upcoming goals to hit the requirements of Biden’s executive order on advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in the federal workforce.