With five months left to go in the cost of living countdown, federal, military and Social Security retirees are looking at a 3% increase in benefits beginning in January.
The Social Security Administration said it would begin to incrementally bring more staff back to work in person at its field offices, as senators say the workarounds the agency implemented during the pandemic are falling short.
They're here to stay regardless. It works well when everyone keeps the mission as the North Star.
Kevin Walsh, a director on the Government Accountability Office's IT and cybersecurity team, had the latest on GAO's High Risk List on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Crucial digital approaches to customer experience won't completely displace the good, old-fashioned telephone call.
March 22, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes David Melton, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration, to answer frequently asked questions.
Sean Brune, the CIO for SSA, said IT developers and business leaders are working closer than ever to revamp legacy systems.
The American Federation of Government Employees is pleased the Trump-era executive orders that limited collective bargaining and cut official time are gone. But the union is waiting on agencies to determine how exactly they'll revisit old contracts and repair working relationships.
The Social Security Administration has developed a plan for modernizing its information technology, which is key to its ability to keep carrying out its mission. But the agency's advisory board authorized an outside panel of IT experts to look at the plan.
A new year might have dawned but relations between management and employees at the Social Security Administration remain tense.
In today's Federal Newscast, the CIA adds another piece to its two-plus year effort to change the way its recruits the next generation of employees.
With working capital funds, maybe agencies can finally close the service gap with industry.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Education Department's inspector general says the agency developed a decent enough reopening plan for its employees during the pandemic.
The latest COVID-19 relief package drew on some of the lessons agencies and lawmakers learned in implementing the first round of loans, payments and direct aid earlier this year. The IRS, for example, will receive access to the Social Security Administration's death master file in hopes of more accurately disbursing economic stimulus payments.