Public Service Recognition Week

Jeff Neal

Let’s thank public servants by strengthening the merit-based civil service

If we truly want to honor them, let’s take the next steps to make certain they are able to continue to do their jobs.

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Union leaders say staffing shortages are stretching their agencies thin

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE - In this Wednesday, April 14, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden removes his mask to speak at a news conference at the White House, in Washington. Ten liberal senators are urging Biden to back India and South Africa’s appeal to the World Trade Organization to temporarily relax intellectual property rules so coronavirus vaccines can be manufactured by nations that are struggling to inoculate their population. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)

President Biden reaches out to federal employees during Public Service Recognition Week

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, early Wednesday, April 28, 2021, as President Joe Biden prepares to address House and Senate lawmakers on his first 100 days in office. Biden will speak before a pared-down gathering of mask-wearing legislators due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

White House releases statement marking this year’s Public Service Recognition Week

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Joe Biden

Top Biden administration officials promise to rebuild, set new tone with federal workforce

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Pandemic or not, civil servants deserve our appreciation today and every day

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Gears of Government

8 teams and individuals earn top honors with new ‘Gears of Government’ awards

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NTEU President Tony Reardon briefs union members (NTEU photo)

Union seeks answers on when federal employees can expect to see pay raise

In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union asked the Office of Personnel Management when federal employees can expect to see the…

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Now that it’s law, veterans service organizations want Congress to actually pay for VA MISSION Act

In today’s Federal Newscast, over 30 veterans service organizations asked Senate and House Veterans Affairs leadership to help secure specific funding…

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DoD awards 26 employees for ‘honor, integrity and excellence’ during Public Service Recognition Week

The Pentagon held its annual Spirit of Service Awards on Thursday, in light of Public Service Recognition Week, to honor a total of 26 Defense Department employees who “display the core qualities of honor, integrity and excellence in everything they do,” said Michael Rhodes, director of administration for the department’s Office of the Chief Management Officer. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and representatives of the departments of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps were also…

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