Shereef Elnahal

(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

VA secretary admits ‘massive mistakes’ over improper executive bonuses, rejects calls for firings

VA Secretary Denis McDonough says a “series of massive mistakes” led to his department approving nearly $11 million in bonuses to ineligible career…

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VA bonuses, Veterans Homeless Grants

VA paid nearly $11M in bonuses to ineligible executives, watchdog finds

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VA bonuses, Veterans Homeless Grants

VA reviewing 4,000 positions at risk of pay downgrade

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Most VA sites scheduling more medical appointments through ‘access sprints’

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Denis McDonough

McDonough says ‘tighter fiscal picture’ at VA requires careful planning to continue health care hiring

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The exterior of the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in east Denver

VHA launches ‘access sprints’ to offer more medical appointments to veterans

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Air Force/Senior Airman Karla Parramilitary suicide prevention

VA launches ‘full hiring initiative’ for mental health care amid uptick in veteran suicides

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VHA surpassed its hiring goals. Now it’s training HR experts to keep workforce growing

To bring in the next generation of its HR workforce, VHA is taking new graduates through a year of specialized training, to become HR professionals in…

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AP/Charles DharapakVA, IT, data

VA’s historic hiring surge leads to all-time record for veteran care and benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs says major hiring efforts across the department allowed it to set all-time records for providing health care and benefits…

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AP/Charles DharapakVA, IT, data

VHA more than doubles FY 2023 workforce growth target, ramps up HR hiring

The Veterans Health Administration far exceeded its hiring goals for fiscal 2023, and is retaining health care workers at levels it hasn’t seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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