Agencies are lifting mask requirements, and some in Congress are calling for federal employees to return to their offices soon. How agencies handle it all could sway those nearing retirement.
In today's Federal Newscast, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-Virg.) says not so fast with the reopening plans for federal employees.
The best shot for Congress to pass comprehensive postal reform legislation just get better, with a bipartisan coalition of 20 senators introducing companion legislation to a bill soon headed for a House vote.
Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), ranking member of the government operations subcommittee, is calling on OPM to facilitate return-to-work plans for the federal workforce as soon as possible. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) is urging a more cautious approach.
As pandemic guidelines change, the House Oversight and Reform Committee advanced legislation that would require specific workplace safety plans from federal agencies as they prepare to reopen offices.
The 2021 Postal Service Reform Act has support from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and Republicans on the committee. Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) are cosponsors of the bill.
OMB released new guidance to agencies today for how the Technology Modernization Fund board will loan out the windfall funding Congress approved.
Everyone in charge of how the Postal Service operates agrees the agency can’t keep running the way it has been for the past decade. But few can agree on what the solution looks like.
GAO told the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations that CIO authorities improved across five agencies over the course of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard.
Leaders of the House Oversight and Reform Government Operations Subcommittee are calling on the Biden administration to quickly nominate qualified members to the Merit Systems Protection Board.
In today's Federal Newscast, a group of lawmakers urge President Joe Biden to backpedal firings and suspensions of White House staffers for prior cannabis use.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D.Va.) said thousands of outstanding service records requests were delayed at the National Finance Center. A few agencies have warned their employees of retirement delays due to processing lags at the payroll provider.
After a year-long study, the National Academy of Public Administration offered up 23 recommendations on how Congress and the new administration could restructure, strengthen and refocus the Office of Personnel Management as the principal, independent human capital agency in the federal government.
The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package gives federal employees access to a new bank of paid leave, which will allow them to recover from COVID-19 and care for sick family members, or children who are learning virtually from home. President Joe Biden signed the relief bill into law Thursday afternoon.