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.
In today's Federal Newscast, Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz is making another push to give federal employees a raise next year.
Were federal employees happier than ever or left vulnerable after four years of President Donald Trump? Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee are decidedly split.
In today's Federal Newscast, officials at the Justice Department are sending a warning to government contractors, they will be turning up the False Claims heat on cybersecurity fraud.
President Joe Biden has named Kiran Ahuja to be his new director of the Office of Personnel Management. Ahuja previously served as OPM's chief of staff during the Obama administration, and she lead the president's Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Here with what to expect for the week ahead in Congress, Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The "new" normal: A third pandemic relief bill and permanent barricades around the Capitol building?
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) says agencies relied on "smart IT investments" to disburse COVID-19 pandemic stimulus, but the Senate is passing on plans to give $9 billion to the Technology Modernization Fund.
Rob Efrus, founder and CEO of Efrus Federal Advisors, joins host Aileen Black on this week's Leaders and Legends to discuss leadership during adversity, and how to create a working environment that is results oriented.
In today's Federal Newscast, Maryland and Virginia Democrats say federal employees should have the option of taking administrative leave to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Three House committee chairmen have introduced the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act, which would allow government workers to take up to 12 weeks of paid time off to care for a sick family member or themselves.
The riots and the inauguration behind it, Congress has barely settled into the next session. With only a few bills actually introduced, the Senate is mainly concerned with the Biden administration confirmations for the moment.