The Agriculture Department's new telework policy will fall more closely in line with the program Secretary Tom Vilsack established when he first led USDA in 2014. The department is also considering a broader array of new remote work policies and flexible duty stations, which USDA said is one of its "highest management priorities."
President Joe Biden's choices to lead the Office of Management and Budget described several top priorities at their nomination hearing on Thursday, including a focus on creating a more diverse recruitment pool and inspiring more people to serve in the federal government.
In today's Federal Newscast, in one of her first moves as Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm is reviving one of the agency's largest loan programs for clean energy.
It's been around a year now that the nation has been living under COVID lockdown. Life may never be the same again. How have you been managing?
The number of federal employees that retired in 2020 was the lowest in nearly 10 years. The results of an anonymous survey shows the pandemic and telework have played a role in delaying retirement for some. For others, it's changed their views of their jobs.
In today's Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is reminding servicemembers and DoD employees about the ethical values of the department.
CIOs at these agencies say there’s no going back to the status quo before the pandemic, and are looking at accelerating their IT investments.
As vaccine distribution plays out slowly across the United States, many are pondering what the future of work-life balance will look like for them and their family.
Whatever plans federal agencies had to guide a return to offices, well, those seem to have evaporated months ago, Bob Tobias said.
The IRS is bringing more employees back to the office to process tax returns, open mail and make sure eligible Americans receive their Economic Impact Payments.
New Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he hasn't made any decisions yet on how he'll approach collective bargaining, but he's meeting with labor leaders and getting to know employees at the department.
A year in, and government at all levels are assessing how they've responded, to the pandemic, that is, and what innovations they might want to keep, and not let fade away.
The rapid adoption of cloud-based services and solutions and the explosion of new endpoints accessing agency networks during the pandemic generated an even greater need for visibility into the who, what, when and where of network traffic.
Several agencies have revised and issued new COVID-19 safety plans in recent weeks, reinforcing telework strategies and offering more specific guidance on mask wearing.