In today’s Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump hints that another government shutdown is likely after funding runs out again in three weeks.
With a spike in the number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits, some workers have sought to make up for lost income by taking advantage of the “gig economy.”
Margie Graves, the deputy chief information officer of the government at the Office of Management and Budget, said the administration is trying to identify innovative approaches for recruiting and training IT workers.
Number of furloughed federal workers seeking US jobless aid doubled in week of Jan. 5
Tiffany Boiman, director of office and policy programs at the Labor Department’s Women’s Bureau, joined Women of Washington to discuss her career path and the department’s continuing efforts to close the gender gap in the workforce and beyond.
It doesn’t look promising today, but maybe divided government will somehow get the shutdown out of irons.
Soldiers can get national accreditation for military occupation specialties if they keep track of their hours.
In other news, GSA lost its CTO to the private sector, but gained a deputy CIO from inside government, while the director of the cyber threat center ended her tour.
GSA’s Rob Coen took on a new role as OASIS program manager, while HUD’s Chad Cowan is the new acting assistant secretary for administration.
GAO dismissed Granite’s bid protest of the Labor Department’s solicitation under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract after the agency said it would take corrective action.