The Office of Personnel Management said an IT outage impacted significant programs and mission for multiple hours last week. But a government source said the incident has been dramatized to make the case for the proposed OPM-GSA merger.
House Democrats made the probe a top priority request when they took over the chamber’s majority in January.
In today’s Federal Newscast, there’s been another setback in negotiations between Social Security Administration management and its cadre of administrative law judges.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Senate passes its version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a 3.1% pay raise for active duty military.
The company previously indicated an unwillingness to issue the refunds, saying that doing so could amount to an admission of wrongdoing.
Federal employees have a new flexibility to earn time off for religious reasons, while Congress considers a partial solution to resolve a shortcoming at the member-less Merit Systems Protection Board.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee will try yet again to advance bipartisan postal reform through Congress this year, as the U.S. Postal Service continues to careen toward financial disaster.
Three House committee chairmen are launching an investigation into recent leadership changes at the Department of Homeland Security.
In today’s Federal Newscast, all signs point to federal employees’ paychecks looking a little larger by early next week.
Until the Trump administration provides more details about its plans to reorganize the Office of Personnel Management, Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee are urging appropriators to prohibit funds for the proposed merger.