Federally Employed Women

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

    Women in the Federal government have a tool to help them move up the leadership chain and contribute more to their agency’s mission too. The Federal Women’s Program has been around for over four decades, but its impact is receding for several reasons. Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why the program is so important.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

    The federal workforce is filled with success stories. Those range from a physicist at the Commerce Department who won the Nobel Prize in 2012 to the Inspector General of the Social Security Administration who rose through the OIG ranks after serving 26 years in the Secret Service. Janet Kopenhaven, Washington representative of Federally Employed Women, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about how the Federal-Postal Coalition is starting a new campaign to specifically highlight women and their success stories.

  • Closing the gender gap in government

    FEW Washington representative Janet Kopenhaver, will discuss pay inequity and other issues facing women in the federal government, and Andy Medici and Nicole Blake Johnson from the Federal Times will talk about the federal employee morale survey and the Heartbleed hacking. April 23, 2014

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

    The Federal-Postal Coalition is launching a campaign to attract new federal employees that are still in elementary school. Janet Kopenhaver, the Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, explains to In Depth with Francis Rose how the Coalition is marketing agency positions that people dream of having starting when they’re little kids.

  • Government shutdown, furloughs, and more

    Janet Kopenhaver from Federally Employed Woman and Federal Times Senior Writer Sean Reilly, join host Mike Causey to talk about what would happen if the federal government were to shut down. January 16, 2013

  • Workplace violence, retirement , and sequestration

    Host Mike Causey and his guests will be talking about cases of workplace violence in the federal government, how you could be affected by an increase in retirement applications, and how one organization feels about sequestration. October 10, 2012

  • Uncle Sam as Freddy Krueger

    What do Uncle Sam and horror-movie star Freddy Krueger have in common? Not much, fortunately. But that could all change if an 8 percent cut kicks in Jan. 3 forcing furloughs curtailed services that impact everything from tax returns and Social Security claims to airline travel, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Sequestration and health care

    Host Mike Causey will discuss the potential impact of sequestration with Janet Kopenhaver from Federally Employed Women, and Stephen Losey and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times. September 26, 2012

  • The FEW list

    Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, will talk about the impact of some bills pending in Congress that affect federal employees. July 18, 2012

  • Group gives 25 lawmakers ‘perfect scores’ on federal report card

    Federally Employed Women, which is aimed at improving the status of women working for the federal government, reviewed legislators’ voting records on 10 bills mostly related to federal pay and benefits. The group gave its highest score — a 100 percent — to two senators and 23 House members, all Democrats.