The National Protection and Programs Directorate said it has all the authorities it needs, with just one exception.
The two primary unions representing postal workers support a bipartisan postal reform bill in March, while the National Active and Retired Federal Employees opposes it for fear it will force retirees to take Medicare Part B.
The governmentwide average time to hire new employees has creep up slightly every year since 2012.
Several other members have asked the chief administrative officer to withhold their congressional salaries during the government shutdown or have said they’ll donate pay to charity.
President Donald Trump has been warned a lack of leadership at the Census Bureau is putting the 2020 decennial head-count at risk.
Margaret Weichert, the president’s nominee to the deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, easily earned approval from members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee during Thursday’s nomination hearing.
If confirmed Kirstjen Nielsen would inherit a department that just reversed a six-year trend of declining employee engagement scores.
The Commerce Department is planning to use U.S. Postal Service workers to help with its 2018 end-to-end tests.
Jeff Pon, nominee for director of OPM, said he’ll focus on helping agencies get the “right people in the right places at the right time.”
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz says the hope is to spin off a page that looks at disaster assistance funds.