Shaw Bransford and Roth

  • Lack of quorum hits 3-year mark at MSPB, with no clear end in sight

    With the nominees to restore a quorum at the Merit Systems Protection Board still sitting quietly in the Senate, disagreement has begun over who’s to blame for the historic absences at the board. In an exclusive report, Federal News Network explored different sides of the debate.

  • Financial Planning for Feds

    In the wake of the partial government shutdown, financial planning has been on the minds of federal employees everywhere. Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday at 11 am EST for a discussion on financial planning pre- and post-retirement.

  • Diving Into Early Presidential History

    Presidents’ Day is the perfect opportunity for a trip through time to celebrate some of our nation’s formative leaders. This week on FEDtalk, historians will come together to discuss how our early presidents shaped the role of the executive and how that role continues to change over time.

  • The National Commission on Military, National and Public Service

    The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is wrapping up its first year.  The bipartisan, 11-member commission–created by Congress–seeks to inspire more young Americans to serve their country.  The group released their Interim Report on January 23rd, which outlines their progress and plans to date. 

  • Are You Ready for Open Season?

    With open season just around the corner, tune in to FEDtalk tomorrow to hear about some of your options as a federal employee when making benefits decisions and planning for your future. Host Jason Briefel will be joined by Joan Melanson of Long Term Care Partners and Joyce Warner of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA).

    November 2, 2018

  • Be prepared for Open Season 2018

    With open season just around the corner, tune into the October 19th FEDtalk to hear about some of your options as a federal employee when making benefits decisions and planning for your future.

    October 19, 2018

  • The 40-year history of the Civil Service Reform Act

    Tune in to FEDtalk on Federal News Radio, part of the Federal News Network October 13th, 2018, the Civil Service Reform Act (CSRA) turns 40 years old. The CSRA fundamentally changed the federal government and its workforce, spawning the majority of regulations, policies, and structures that continue to govern the day-to-day business of work within the federal government.

    October 13, 2018

  • Rep. Gerry Connolly Talks Federal Workforce Issues

    Tune in to FEDtalk on Federal News Radio September 21 at 11:00 AM as host Debra Roth speaks to Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), five-term representative from Virginia’s 11th District and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations. Connolly will chime in on the federal workforce matters currently before Congress, including ongoing uncertainty about whether federal employees will receive a pay raise for 2019. Roth will also be joined in-studio by Federal Times Senior Reporter Jessie Bur and Jenny Mattingley, a federal sector management consultant who was formerly Director of the White House Leadership Development Program and Executive Director of the Performance Improvement Council.

    September 21, 2018

  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Federal Sector Programs

    Tune in this Friday to hear host Tony Vergnetti of Federal Employee Defense Services talk with Dexter Brooks and Timothy Bladek from the EEOC Office of Federal Operations. They will be discussing the federal sector EEO programs, with an emphasis on what outreach and training the EEOC is providing to help with eradicating harassment in the federal sector.

    August 7, 2018

  • Get outside for National Park Week

    Joining host Julie Perkins of Shaw Bransford & Roth is Sara Newman, DrPH, MCP, an active duty commissioned corps officer in the United States Public Health Service currently assigned to the National Park Service serving as the Director of the NPS Office of Public Health (OPH). Sara is the principal advisor to the NPS Director and executive leadership for public health protection, disease prevention and health promotion decisions impacting the health of more than 300 million visitors to more than 400 parks nationwide.

    April 16, 2018