Chuck Schumer, Patty Murray

Suffocating shutdown

So what’s it like inside the shutdown? One furloughed Federal Aviation Administration employee says it’s like being in purgatory keeping busy while waiting…

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ICF Senior Vice President Jeff Neal

Can Congress legislate morale improvements?

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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly/ (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)Sean Spicer, John Kelly

Public officials with ‘no idea what it means to serve’ main culprit behind low DHS morale, Kelly says

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They might not like OMB’s approach, but a third of feds support gov’t restructuring

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OMB Director Mick Mulvaney/(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)reorganization

‘If you’re a really good federal worker, you should welcome’ the reorganization plan, OMB says

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President Donald Trump/ (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Donald Trump

‘The fear is real’ Congress could enact Trump-level budget cuts

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FILE - In this June 5, 2015 file photo, a view of the Homeland Security Department headquarters in Washington. The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants who had pending deportation orders from countries of concern to national security or with high rates of immigration fraud, according to an internal Homeland Security audit released Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. The Homeland Security Department’s inspector general found that the immigrants used different names or birthdates to apply for citizenship with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and such discrepancies weren’t caught because their fingerprints were missing from government databases.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Feds more satisfied with leaders, plus 7 other surprises from 2016 FEVS

The Office of Personnel Management released the full results of the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, which give greater insight into federal employees’…

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6 takeaways from the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

The federal workforce is slightly more engaged this year than it was in 2015. Though there were few surprises at the top and bottom of the rankings among…

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Survey of federal workers reveals more optimism than last year

The 2015 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, the government’s annual poll of federal employees, found that workers felt more satisfied with their involvement in decisions that affect their work, and they felt more optimistic about their opportunities for training and advancement within their organization.

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