In today’s Federal Newscast, a proposal in the 2020 defense authorization bill would require the Defense Department Inspector General to tell Congress if the department experimented with the idea of weaponizing disease-carrying insects.
The Trump administration is urging agencies to focus on two often overlooked populations populations to fill federal vacancies: military spouses and formerly incarcerated individuals.
Military spouses can now qualify for $500 in reimbursement.
Military spouses who have to move frequently face certain challenges when looking for paid, career-level work to support their families. But times are changing.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan group in the House Veterans Affairs Committee wants more information about VA’s plans to curb sexual harassment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said it now has the capability to make its charge processing and records system fully digital.
Military spouses can now use their service member’s residency when filing state taxes.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Postal Service’s Inspector General revealed the agency only saved $91 million in 2016 and 2017 after consolidating more than 200 facilities, well below it’s goal.
Exact numbers and specific challenges spouses faces can be fuzzy, but the Institute for Veterans and Military Families in partnership with Prudential Financial is trying to shed some light on the issues.
The Army is looking at new steps to boost military spouse employment, potentially including new authorities to hire them as civilian employees.