If there is an electrified third-rail within the nation’s largest employer, Uncle Sam Inc., it is teleworking.
The federal government’s half-million telecommuters are watching, many in horror, what is happening at the Social Security Administration where 11,000 teleworkers have been ordered back to the office.
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.
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.
As turmoil hits the DHS appointee ranks, it’s a perfect time for the Senior Executive Service to shine.
The White House proposed a 31.2 percent cut from the EPA’s 2020 budget, including reductions in research and development funding by 45.8 percent.
There’s a lot of evidence from the private sector that more engaged employees tend to drive better business results. But unsurprisingly, it appears to be true in federal agency settings as well.
The government can’t shut down again until September but that may not be reassuring. For many federal employees, the last event produced a permanent sense of uncertainty.
The most important thing is usable information that’s easy to find. Some agencies fall short.
Our survey reveals a sense of resentment of the furloughed by those forced to work.