In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department won guilty pleas from the former director of procurement for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and the president and CEO of a government contracting firm for bribery.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon says servicemembers who get special incentive payments for hazardous assignments can still get their bonuses – even if the pandemic is stopping them from carrying out those missions.
Department of Homeland Security employees who work at a shuttered federal facility in Washington state must self-quarantine and telework for 14 days amid a coronavirus outbreak in the region, the agency said Tuesday.
The workforce at the Department of Homeland Security is more diverse than most other federal agencies, but the agency struggles to retain those employees for future leadership positions.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the House Homeland Security Committee passed the Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act. The bill would move screeners at the Transportation Security Administration under the General Schedule, a move that would likely mean a pay raise.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of the House Homeland Security Committee are asking leaders at the Transportation Security Administration what it can do to pay the agency’s officers more.
Citizenship and Immigration Services attributes a 64% drop in its Freedom of Information Act backlog to a new, end-to-end processing and tracking system it launched back in July. CIS sees the new system as a model for other organizations — or an enterprise system that agencies could tap into.
The director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released a new strategic intent plan that details the vision and objectives around five principles and eight objectives for the rebranded organization.
FEMA is short nearly 2,000 temporary reserve employees, but acting agency Administrator Peter Gaynor insisted this year’s hurricane season won’t be a repeat of 2017.
A blue-ribbon panel, authorized by Transportation Security Administrator David Pekoske, said pay was the biggest driver of TSA’s high turnover. But the panel urged the agency against adding its security officers to the General Schedule.