NOAA has rolled out mandatory training for its workforce to complete, and expects to hire more staff to address a rise in sexual assault and harassment claims.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the departments of Commerce, Defense, Transportation and Homeland Security are on the clock to figure out how best to secure the systems that support global positioning satellites and related critical infrastructure.
The Interior Department said the proportion of its workforce who had experienced some sort of harassment has been cut in half in 2019 after an alarming survey of the agency’s employees two years ago.
The Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management have implemented a hiring freeze to leave positions open for the employees who might decline BLM relocation to Colorado or several other western states.
Congress has already appropriated more than $17 million, but lawmakers said they still haven’t seen the department’s detailed plan for the Interior reorganization.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Republican leaders on the House Natural Resources Committee have written to President DonaldTrump in support of an Interior Department re-organization that would move more its employees to Western states.