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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Lamar Smith is not satisfied with the answers he received from the Homeland Security Department on how they are making sure Kaspersky Lab products are out of federal networks.
The Military Spouse Employment Partnership’s goal is simple. They want to eliminate one of military families’ biggest problems: finding employment for the spouse of the service member. Because of frequent relocation, military spouses often face high unemployment rates and a significant wage gap in the jobs they do have. Through the initiative known as Joining Forces, 38 new organizations joined the Employment Partnership program earlier this month. Eddy Mentzer is the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program manager. On the Federal Drive, he gave Tom Temin an update on the program and the companies involved.
A reality for military families is that when transfer orders come in, family members have very short notice to uproot their lives and move. For military spouses, that usually means leaving a good job. But…