(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ahuja vows to bring stable leadership to OPM after years of turnover at the top

Kiran Ahuja, the president’s nominee to lead the Office of Personnel Management, said the agency isn’t making progress on its biggest challenges, in large…

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IT modernization is a priority for Biden’s OMB pick, but she acknowledges funding challenges

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Telework may be the recruitment and retention solution agencies — and Congress — are looking for

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Lankford: Time to ‘reinvent the wheel’ on telework in federal workforce

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House committee clears NDAA with federal paid parental leave fix

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Commission describes dire need for federal recruitment and hiring changes, but will Congress act?

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(AP Photo/John Minchillo)A medical worker wearing a single protective glove and a face mask walks past a line of workers and visitors waiting to be tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the main entrance to the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Federal employees on frontlines of coronavirus response could get premium pay bumps

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Majority of SSA employees have or will soon begin full-time telework

Social Security Administrator Andrew Saul told employees Saturday he would further expand telework across the agency amid growing concerns over the coronavirus…

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FILE - This Oct. 24, 2016 file photo shows dollar bills in New York. After you pay your bills in 2020, will there be any money left for relaxation and entertainment? Will you be able to take a vacation this year? How much can you afford to spend on clothes? These questions may come to mind as you think about your money plans for the new year, but there’s a way to budget for fun in 2020. Financial pros share tips for how to achieve balance in your budget using the 50/30/20 rule and other financial techniques.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Sequestration to have no effect on agency spending in 2020

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office says agencies will not have to cut their spending because of sequestration in fiscal 2020,…

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OIRA looking beyond ‘low-hanging fruit’ under 2-for-1 regulation rollback

Acting OIRA Administrator Paul Ray said OIRA has seen “tremendous success” with the so-called “two-for-one” executive order.

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