Eligible employees of SSA have until May 31 to decide if they will take an early retirement, according to an email Federal News Network obtained.
USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky answered questions and tried to alleviate concerns at an Aug. 14 town hall meeting of Economic Research Service (ERS) employees about the impending bureau’s move.
Congress once again is considering higher Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIPs) for civilian federal employees.
A new president kept the federal workforce on its toes this year. Bureauchat hosts Meredith Somers and Nicole Ogrysko discuss the most important stories they covered in 2017.
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer wants the Office of Personnel Management to describe how it will manage and oversee agency buyouts and early retirement offers.
Both the Veterans Affairs and Interior Departments are moving federal employees out of Washington, D.C., and into consolidated regional offices.
EPA advocates say recovery efforts for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are proof of how important it is to have a fully-funded public health agency.
The agency could downgrade, transfer, reassign or involuntarily separate up to 405 employees as part of the workforce shuffle.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is preparing reductions in force (RIFs) to employees at three offices at the agency. An NRC spokesman said the agency is looking at alternatives to RIFs, but it sent an initial 120-day notice to the National Treasury Employees Union, which represents many NRC employees.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to cut about 8 percent of its workforce through a VERA/VSIP program by Sept. 2.