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Federal telework, work-life balance often top issues in collective bargaining

Within federal telework concerns, days spent in the office and hoteling are two issues that have come forward in cases with the Federal Service Impasses Panel.

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From one of the Energy Department Labs, a new approach to electric grid cybersecurity

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Graphic By: Derace Lauderdaleworkforce, diversity

The government’s top role for workforce diversity will soon be vacant. What happens next?

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

OMB tells agencies to target the use of special salary rate

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A big uptick in federal agencies’ deferred facility maintenance backlogs

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A dispute over government audit rights in hybrid contracts

In cost-plus contracts, exactly how much of a contractor’s records can the government see? And who in particular can see them? Those questions are at the…

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How agency chief human capital officers are shaping the future federal workforce

After setting a new tone for an inclusive, agile and engaged federal workforce of the future, agency chief human capital officers are rising to the occasion…

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Cloud Exchange 2023: Energy CIO Ann Dunkin on taking advantage of ‘scale,’ security of cloud

The Energy Department has a vast mission space from nuclear security sites to open academic research. Energy Chief Information Officer Ann Dunkin says her headquarters team is focused on providing “security” and “scale” across the department’s many technology needs.

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