Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is little known outside the world of federal contracting. But it looms large there.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan bill in the Senate would fast-track hiring staff to work for the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery, who’s now one step away from confirmation.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the military has made some gains in recruiting women over the past 15 years — but they’re still much less likely to serve for a full career than men are.
In a unanimous decision Wednesday morning, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board voted to defer the implementation of a new, China-inclusive index for the international fund. The board members cited ongoing economic uncertainty from the coronavirus, as well as the president’s three new nominees to FRTIB, as reasons for their decision.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department has taken plenty of heat for health and safety problems in its privatized housing programs, but there are plenty of issues in government-owned housing too.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senators say the Office of Personnel Management has refused briefings on the topic of guiding the government through the pandemic.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the agency says nearly 10 million taxpayers checked on the status of their stimulus payment on the Get My Payment tool.
Congress expanded some benefits and added emergency paid sick leave in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, but the details for federal employees are complex.
The president has signed the $2 trillion stimulus and emergency supplemental appropriations package into law. It will have implications for federal employees and their agencies, retirees and contractors.
Federal agencies have requested an additional $45.8 billion in funding for 2020 alone, which the White House said is necessary for its governmentwide response to the coronavirus. Extra telework support is at the top of the list.