A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee is holding a series of hearings to collect best practices on telework, which members say may inform new legislation or policy for the federal workforce.
The House Armed Services Committee easily passed its version of the 2021 defense authorization bill Wednesday night. The bill contains provisions needed to guarantee paid parental leave coverage to Federal Aviation Administration, Veterans Health Administration and other federal employees left out of the original law.
Out of 164 recommendations the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service made recently to Congress, federal recruitment, hiring and workforce challenges captured the most attention.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says agencies can lift the usual limits on premium pay and set higher annual premium pay caps for specific employees.
In today's Federal Newscast, a huddle between agencies may yield new cybersecurity guidance for teleworking federal employees.
Social Security Administrator Andrew Saul told employees Saturday he would further expand telework across the agency amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office says agencies will not have to cut their spending because of sequestration in fiscal 2020, bad news for budget hawks concerned about the national debt.
Acting OIRA Administrator Paul Ray said OIRA has seen “tremendous success” with the so-called "two-for-one” executive order.
In today's Federal Newscast, skills gaps across the federal workforce played a role in nearly half of government's high-risk areas.
When it comes to avoiding wasteful spending in government, avoiding government shutdowns stands out as some of the lowest-hanging fruit.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development's independent watchdog has cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any misconduct in connection with the order of a dining room set for his office.
It's been more than two years since Congress agreed to overhaul federal administrative leave policies, but agencies are still missing the regulations needed to implement some of the more transformative changes.
Beyond the usual slew of appropriations bills and confirmation votes awaiting Congress when it returns to Capitol Hill next month, here are a few other standalone bills worth tracking that could impact federal employees.
President Donald Trump says his pick for national intelligence director has decided to withdraw from the running