The shutdown 15 years ago could provide insight for feds but no guarantees can be made.
Tom Trabucco, the Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses the likelihood of feds taking out TSP funds in the event of a furlough.
Robert Tobias, director of Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University, says it\'s easy for federal managers to \"hunker down\" in the trenches while their budgets are under fire. But Tobias argues that now is the time to re-evaluate and improve how their employees deliver services to the public.
Agency officials say the House\'s proposed budget could mean furloughs and layoffs. Reduced funding also could slow the construction of SSA\'s new data center. Officials say the current computer center poses a high risk for outages that would impact critical operations.
Mike Causey discusses the last shutdown and lessons learned in case it happens again.
February is supposed to be the month of love, but for federal workers it\'s been more like the St. Valentine\'s Day Massacre. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know what\'s next.
On this week\'s show, host Mike Causey talks with the Federal Times about fast-changing federal issues including the continuing resolution, the FY 2012 budget and the pay freeze proposals on the Hill. February 9, 2011
WFED\'s Mike Causey discusses the likelihood of a federal furlough.
With all this talk about furloughs and layoffs Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a timely reminder for politicians: while their target may be waste, red tape and duplication in Washington, people hurt most by government cutbacks live, work and VOTE way outside the beltway.
WFED\'s Mike Causey responds to the introduction of a bill that mandates two weeks of furlough for federal employees.
So how do you sell something to Congress and the public? You must make sure that the numbers you present look good...even if they don\'t make sense. Thanks to a sharp-eyed reader, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is now in possession of the magic numbers formula and if you read today\'s column you can save yourself $124.6 billion.
This week\'s show is all about you - the federal employee. What other changes may be in store for feds in 2011 in the wake of the federal pay freeze and the change in Congress? January 12, 2011
Some of the budget cutting ideas like pay cuts and freezes, furloughs and cutbacks are \"just crazy\" according to a federal employee union official.
Questions about agency funding, pay freezes, and benefits are answered for feds as the end of the year approaches.