federal employees

Jeff Neal

Civil service modernization is essential — here is one way to make it happen

We attempt to meet major challenges with civil service pay and job classification processes driven by a law that is 72 years old, and a hiring process…

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President Joe Biden signs executive orders after speaking about the coronavirus in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

UPDATED: Biden repeals Schedule F, overturns Trump workforce policies with new executive order

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‘Uncertainty’ in budget process after OMB ends call for agency performance metrics

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)first lady Melania Trump, left, and President Donald Trump, center, remain on stage as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, walk away at the conclusion of the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Halloween, then Election Night: Shut the door and turn out the lights

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Robert Wilkie

Veterans Affairs told it should stop posting disciplinary actions on its website

In today’s Federal Newscast, an arbitrator finds the Veterans Affairs Department should take down a public record of employee firings and other punishments…

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Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals

Sammies finalists show what’s possible

These career federal employees are about much more than good administration alone.

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New bill to help temporary federal workers save for retirement

In today’s Federal Newscast, A bipartisan pair of lawmakers want to give some federal employees a new retirement flexibility.

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