In today’s Federal Newscast, while many agencies are setting reopening dates in early to mid-June to bring an initial wave of employees back to the office, the Merit Systems Protection Board is waiting until the end of June.
The Social Security Administration said it’s still working with its payroll provider to fully implement and administer emergency paid sick leave benefits under a new coronavirus relief law. But federal employee unions say the delays are confusing given their experience with other agencies.
As agencies finish implementation of the 2019 retroactive federal pay raise, payroll providers say the past several months of complexity has shown their systems are ripe for modernization.
The General Services Administration launched a robotics process automation community of practice to collect and share best practices across government.
Most employees should see the 2019 federal pay raise in their next checks, but the process will be longer and more complicated for others.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Ethics wants feedback on whether it should set restrictions on donations to legal expense funds for federal employees.
The Office of Management and Budget is expected to release a new memo in the next month or so detailing new goals and a strategy for shared services.
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.