On Thursday the Senior Executives Association held its annual Presidential Rank Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to recognize “extraordinary public service of senior career professionals” in in civilian leadership. See photos of the night’s honorees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats said more than 300,000 federal employees will be furloughed if Congress can’t come to a deal on seven remaining appropriation bills.
Bright spots in the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show particular progress at some of the largest agencies, including DoD and Homeland Security.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the RAND Corporation analyzes how military pay stacks up against civilian pay over the last 20 years.
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
Federal employees who are typically scheduled for an eight-hour day on Wednesday, Dec. 5 will be excused from work and will get paid for the time off, according to new OPM guidance.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D) asked the Defense Department for information on how it will fix derelict homes on bases in his home state, this after a news report detailed serious hazards in military housing nationwide.
The Office of Personnel Management said agencies should continue to bargain in “good faith” and comply with the provisions of the president’s executive orders that haven’t been overturned in a recent court order.
A group of senators want more answers from the Office of Personnel Management about how agencies are complying with an August court order that invalidated the president’s workforce executive orders.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of the Interior inspector general has referred one of their investigations into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s actions to the Department of Justice for it to take over.