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.
The Trump administration said Thursday it’s still preparing a legal analysis for its proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration.
Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, acknowledged Tuesday the administration may need more time to carry out the proposed merger with the General Services Administration.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would “ban the box” and prohibit federal agencies and contractors from asking a job applicant about their criminal history until after they’ve made a conditional employment offer.
Merit Systems Protection Board has lost all members now, after the Senate on Thursday failed to take up legislation that would have extended the holdover term for the last remaining board member or hold a vote on the president’s two nominees.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is also expected to take up legislation authorizing a government reorganization next week.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is asking for a $187 million adjustment to fiscal 2018 levels to help with immediate challenges.
Organization, accountability and a willingness to partner with industry are necessary to improving federal IT acquisition.
Two lawmakers have introduced legislation that would leverage pensions and benefits in an effort to reign in use of official time and has resulted in hours of debate and a deeper divide over the subject of unions.
The Internal Revenue Service is looking to continue the momentum it’s gained in customer service rates, and strengthen security around sharing of taxpayer information with agency partners.