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.
In today's Federal Newscast, five years after the Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued guidance on reverse auctions, the Federal Acquisition Regulations Council is finally implementing it.
Congress will begin voting Wednesday on a temporary funding stop-gap that will keep the government through Dec. 18. Congressional leaders have repeatedly said they're not expecting a government shutdown, but some agencies have updated their contingency plans for the pandemic just in case.
The appointment of the next SSA Commissioner will not only set the tone for the next four years of workplace management at SSA, but have lasting implications for the millions of Americans who rely on the services we provide.
Individual agencies have extolled the benefits of telework and are rethinking their workforce policies to evolve with the times. But will the entire federal government, as a whole, adopt a similar mentality?
Some agencies have outgrown their formal telework policies in the pandemic, and they're using full-time remote work arrangements to entice new employees and retain existing ones.
In today's Federal Newscast: "On this Veterans Day, OPM reminds agencies of their obligations to federal employees, who are called to active-duty military service. A possible Air Force general's court martial trial, would be an American first. And as Biden adds to his transition team, Trump sees subtraction in his Administration.
NGA chief technology officer Mark Munsell and SSA’s deputy commissioner Lester Diamond retired after more than 20 years each of federal service capping a busy two months of retirements and executives on the move.
Don Kettl, a professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, offered his take on the most important administrative and governance topics ahead.
In today's Federal Newscast, two House Democrats are introducing their own legislation that would give retirees a higher cost-of-living adjustment next year.