Donna Burton

Engaging DHS employees during a pandemic

This big department has been working to raise its employee engagement score since the beginning.

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Education Dept. directs workforce to telework to fullest ‘extent possible’ through April 10

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Teleworking: Temporary setback or death spiral?

The federal government’s half-million telecommuters are watching, many in horror, what is happening at the Social Security Administration where 11,000…

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House VA Committee chair calls for agencywide stand-down to address veteran suicide

In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, wants all hands on deck to address veteran suicide.

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Got a problem with the IRS? So does the IRS

Earlier this month we asked readers if their government agency was better or worse than when they started. And one longtime IRS worker said the latter.

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