The two largest federal employee unions said Thursday steps to protect the federal workforce from the rapid spread of the coronavirus were falling short.
Other agencies, such as the Social Security Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, have loosened telework restrictions and announced unscheduled remote options for federal employees at regional offices in Seattle, Washington, and New York.
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is the latest agency to conduct a large-scale test of its telework capabilities amid growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.
It took agencies an average of 98 days to hire new talent, according to the most recent data available from 2018.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of Congress are taking different approaches to make sure agency telework policies remain unhindered.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Cooperation is announcing buyouts for about 20% of its employees, which the agency said is part of an effort to streamline supervisory layers and address challenges associated with a rapidly aging workforce.
Kelly Morrison, a senior advisor at USAID, and Mona Siddiqui, the HHS CDO, are among several federal technology executives who are moving to the private sector in early 2020.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says feedback from federal agencies shows the General Services Administration’s lease requirements cause building owners to charge the government more than private companies would pay for the same office space
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is getting ready to announce new vetting procedures for foreign military members studying and training at U.S. facilities.
In today’s Federal Newscast, if the fiscal 2020 budget deal gets signed into law, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will receive $2 billion, $334 million more than it received in 2019.