Masks aren’t required at Office of Personnel Management facilities, and employees with limited transportation or dependent care options will be “encouraged” to telework throughout phases one and two of the agency’s reopening plan.
House Democrats in their latest stimulus bill included a billion dollars for federal IT modernization after a $3 billion proposal was left out of the CARES Act.
In earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, the Veterans Health Administration took apart its hiring process and found a way to waive or delay steps to onboard new employees within three days. With any luck, hiring at VHA will never be the same, the agency said.
According to new research from the Merit Systems Protection Board, downsizing and decentralization within federal HR over the last three decades have created a void that agencies haven’t been able to fill.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two members of Congress want the White House to save all records on the firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick.
Under the Heroes Act, the $3 trillion coronavirus relief package House Democrats unveiled Tuesday, eligible federal employees would keep teleworking through the end of the year, while those working on the frontlines of the government’s pandemic response could receive up to $10,000 in additional premium pay.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs has a new plan to eventually resume normal operations for its hospitals, cemeteries and benefits offices.
Agencies are substituting in-person hiring events with virtual job fairs and recruiting webinars, and many organizations are thinking outside the box to onboard new employees.
GAO’s Director of Homeland Security and Justice issues, Triana McNeil, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a review.
A few more feds parted ways with the government last month, but still no more than they did a year ago.