In today’s Federal Newscast, new legislation from Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) would give agencies the authority to fire employees and contractors convicted or credibly found to have committed sexual assault while in government.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department will pilot a faster approach to discretionary suspension and debarment with its Inspector General and its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.
The Defense Department’s review of its current personnel authorities is late, but House lawmakers say they’re still some recruitment and retention challenges they want to tackle in next year’s authorization act.
Lawmakers found the numbers presented by the departments involved don’t provide an accurate picture of the program’s success.
The Army is redesigning how soldiers can continue their education in the civilian sector.
Susan Kelly introduced sweeping changes to the Defense Department’s Transition Assistance Program, improving the transition of service members to civilian life.
The secretaries of the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs testified about how the two agencies are collaborating to make it easier for military members to return to civilian life. Members of the Armed Services and Veterans Affairs House committees questioned them about various programs designed to help the process.