DHS Secretary Mayorkas is reviewing proposals from the Transportation Security Administration, along with input from the American Federation of Government Employees, on plans to administratively expand collective bargaining and other workplace rights.
The administration will develop performance goals for critical infrastructure cybersecurity as part of an effort emphasizing voluntary collaboration, but current and former officials see the potential for federal mandates amid a concerning rash of cyber attacks.
The Department of Homeland Security is moving ahead with plans to build its Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency a new headquarters on a consolidated DHS campus.
The ongoing ransomware attacks have everybody spooked. Congress and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are both contemplating ways to get industry to do something they've supposedly been doing for years.
Lawmakers are questioning whether CISA is involved enough in responding to cyber incidents and overseeing the security of critical infrastructure sectors.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new White House memorandum establishes fighting corruption as a core national security interest for the Biden administration.
The Biden administration directed the Transportation Security Administration to expand collective bargaining rights, begin negotiating a new contract and pay TSA officers General Schedule wages.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Rights for the TSA Workforce Act would give transportation security officers General Schedule pay and collective bargaining rights.
Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and other technical skills are important, but the last year has underscored the importance of recruiting, retaining and training the DHS workforce.
A bill under debate in Congress right how would move transportation security officers to Title 5 and into the General Schedule system, presumably giving them a raise. With what the officers themselves think, president of AFGE Local 333, Joe Shuker.
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed and are in the midst of commercializing a way to scan shoes still on their owners' feet.
Feds do lots of jobs for mediocre pay that most people wouldn't do for any amount of money.
More money to expand the IRS and raises for TSA officers - both are on the agenda as Congress returns to Washington this week.
Transportation security officers are among the lowest paid federal employees in government. The debate over how to raise their pay shows just how difficult reform efforts in other parts of government might be.