As some agencies continue planning for a potential lapse in appropriations at the end of the week, a partial government shutdown may pose the biggest risk for employees’ holiday vacation plans.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Protective Service mismanaged its payroll and budget leading to excessive overtime and spending shortfalls.
The Department of Health and Human Services is considering a new proposal that would limit HHS employees to one day of telework a week, according to the National Treasury Employees Union.
In today’s Federal Newscast, citing the cost of defending himself against “false” allegations, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he will be stepping down.
Customs and Border Protection has told Accenture Federal Services to stop some work on the $297 million contract it signed late last year to help the agency more quickly hire border patrol agents and officers.
Individuals enrolled in the Office of Personnel Management’s free identity protection service don’t need to take action while recompetes its existing contract over the next six months. OPM’s existing contract was supposed to expire on Dec. 31, 2018.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
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.
Employees at the Health and Human Services Department picketed outside the agency’s headquarters Thursday afternoon, demanding that HHS leadership resume collective bargaining negotiations with the National Treasury Employees Union.
House Republicans said they’ve reached a tentative deal on a federal pay raise for 2019. Federal employee unions and House Democrats, however, are cautious about the agreement.