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.
With government in turmoil thanks to a lapse in appropriations, one might think cybersecurity would be among the first things to break. It turns out that wasn’t the case.
The IRS is still reeling from the effects of the 35-day shutdown that ended last month, according to the agency’s taxpayer watchdog office.
Two weeks out from the threat of another partial government shutdown, impacted federal employees are still trying to recover from the 35-day lapse they just endured.
Public Technology Institute’s Executive Director Alan Shark provides interesting perspective on government shutdown, local government IT priorities for 2019, a comparison with NASCIO’s state priorities, and discloses merger with CompTIA.
With the partial government shutdown over, for now, the regulatory and process for agencies will soon regain momentum, but the Federal Register won’t face an immediate flood of new items once the shutdown ends.
The IRS recalled more than half of its total workforce to work without pay and help issue tax refunds during the partial government shutdown, but some financially hard-pressed employees remain at home, due to a clause in their union’s contract.
The Agriculture Department plans to reopen all Farm Service Agency offices for the duration of the partial government shutdown, on the same day a temporary plan to reopen select agency offices was set to expire.
The State Department has enough non-appropriated funding to bring its domestic and overseas employees back with pay for more than two weeks, and has looked at ways to remain open beyond that period as the partial government shutdown ends its fourth week.
The House passed a bill Friday that would guarantee back pay to more than 800,000 federal employees who missed a paycheck Friday.