Hiring freeze

AP Photo/Nati HarnikSteve Robino

USPS opts for reduction in force for non-union employees in agency restructuring’s final phase

The agency, meanwhile, is lifting a hiring freeze from last summer and will post job offers “to facilitate placement opportunities for impacted employees.”

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With 12 days until Inauguration Day, OPM announces temporary SES hiring freeze

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USDA CIO cites workforce ‘restructuring’ as reason for hiring freeze, early retirement offers

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U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo shake hands with former Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger at the Department's 230th anniversary celebration at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on July 29, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/Public Domain]

Pompeo rallies State Department workforce on ‘professional ethos’ as agency turns 230

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State Department

State Dept. recognizes spouses for overseas volunteer work

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Pompeo: State Dept will have ‘every dollar we need to deliver,’ despite cuts in Trump plan

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Whistleblower: White House, State Department officials sought removal of career employees not ‘supportive’ of Trump

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2017 in review: Hiring freeze, government reorg, sexual harassment and more

A new president kept the federal workforce on its toes this year. Bureauchat hosts Meredith Somers and Nicole Ogrysko discuss the most important stories…

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Elijah Cummings

Even a government reorg may not break decades of federal workforce trends

The age-old question is particularly relevant as agencies prepare to reorganize and cut personnel.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson/(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Rex Tilerson

State Department employees frustrated over looming budget, workforce cuts

More than 35,000 State Department employees voiced concerns to management about some of the changes being proposed under its agency reorganization.

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