The Office of Personnel Management has also answered additional questions about the status of federal employee probationary periods, career ladder promotions and other human resources questions after the government shutdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an internal email to staff at the National Park Service explained the effect the partial government shutdown had on the agency.
In today’s Federal Newscast, there are many Democrats in Congress worried about VA’s new regulations expanding veterans’ access to private care.
The major federal payroll shared services centers are announcing small — but significant — changes to their pay calendars for 2018, and no two calendars are alike.
House Homeland Security Committee lawmakers tell DHS its fourth attempt to modernize financial systems has to be better.
The Homeland Security Department will attempt to salvage its nearly three-year effort to move to Interior’s shared services.
Jeff Press, from the Commerce Department, and Billy Milton, from the Agriculture Department, joined a growing list of federal executives moving on from government service.
Savantage Solutions continues to pursue a lawsuit against the Homeland Security Department for the agency’s plans to move its financial management system to a federal shared service provider and not give the private sector a fair opportunity to bid.
Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) wrote to the Agriculture Department’s National Finance Center, the Pentagon’s Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the Interior Department’s National Business Center and the General Service Administration’s National Payroll Branch asking for details on their reporting of wage and tax statements in an effort to ensure tax refunds are going to the right people.
When someone goes on administrative leave, the rumor mill heats up across the federal community and agencies respond with the ubiquitous, “We can’t comment, it’s a personnel matter,” or “Yes, [fill in the person’s name] is still an employee at the agency and we have no other details.”