Close to 1,900 employees at the Veterans Health Administration have been diagnosed with coronavirus, and 20 have died from complications, the department said Wednesday.
Fourteen employees at the Veterans Health Administration have died due to complications from coronavirus, the department said Wednesday.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says agencies can lift the usual limits on premium pay and set higher annual premium pay caps for specific employees.
The Department of Veterans Affairs was on track to roll out an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at its first site in Spokane, Washington, in July. But the coronavirus pandemic has paused those plans indefinitely.
In today's Federal Newscast, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is out with a new report detailing sexual harassment in the federal workplace.
Development challenges were behind the decision to delay the rollout of an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at the first site, the Department of Veterans Affairs told members of Congress.
The department had planned to deploy the multibillion dollar EHR at its first site in Spokane, Washington, next month. Officials said they would announce a new schedule "in the coming weeks."
Veronica Daigle's Jan. 31 departure means four out of five Senate-confirmed positions in the office of the undersecretary for personnel and readiness are now filled by acting officials.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget releases the job posting to fill the federal deputy chief information officer's position.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on Wednesday defended the firing of his deputy secretary, describing the removal as a "simple business decision."
In today's Federal Newscast, customer service will be a top focus for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission this year.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Competitive Pay for Leaders in Veterans Health Care Act will correct an unintended consequence from a 2010 bill that was supposed to help Veterans Affairs Department fill Senior Executive Service positions.
A sexual assault allegation from inside a VA hospital has led to rancor among officials.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office found federal employees are contributing and saving more for retirement, due to two Thrift Savings Plan policy changes.