DHS is setting minimum cybersecurity standards for critical companies in the transportation sector, with potentially more requirements on the way.
TSA is expected to issue new security directives for passenger and freight rail operators in the coming weeks.
All told, 95% of federal employees are either partially or fully vaccinated, or have a medical or religious exception request pending or approved, the Biden administration said Monday. Employees had until Monday to comply with the administration's federal vaccine mandate.
When it comes to improving customer service, Clare Martorana, the federal chief information officer, said agencies are trying to think less about individual transactions and more about the experiences Americans have with government at various stages of their lives.
The largest federal employee union is urging the Biden administration to push back an upcoming deadline for executive branch workers to comply with the federal vaccine mandate to Jan. 4, the same date that contractors received last week.
In today's Federal Newscast, The Pentagon is spelling out what will happen to civilian employees who do not want to get vaccinated.
In today's Federal Newscast, one House Republican is worried the Transportation Security Administration will lose a good portion of its workforce over the Biden administration's vaccine mandate.
A recent executive order forces all of government to consider how the federal work environment — from the digital tools agencies use to the physical workspace — can best meet everyone's needs, including employees with disabilities.
The Department of Homeland Security is putting the collective force of its component agencies behind its latest 60-day cyber sprint focused on transportation security.
Both Democrats and Republicans say they believe frontline officers at the Transportation Security Administration are underpaid. The House Homeland Security Committee's top Republican said he will support legislation to move TSA officers into the Title 5 pay and personnel system if other options fail.
Facial recognition technology is becoming more and more prevalent at borders and airports.
Under a new agreement between the agencies, screening officers at the Transportation Security Administration can now appeal certain firings, demotions and suspensions to the Merit Systems Protection Board, a right they didn't have previously.
It's customary for the Office of Management and Budget to engage with agencies on planning seven days before any government shutdown deadline. OMB said it's confident Congress will avoid a lapse in appropriations before next Thursday's deadline, although it's unclear what path lawmakers will take to do so.
Some federal employees spent hours in traffic going home. Others stayed at the office. And some were right in the thick of recovery efforts at ground zero and the Pentagon. Federal News Network spoke with several current and former employees about their experiences on Sept. 11. These are their stories.