In today’s Federal Newscast, three Virginia Democrats are looking for more telework flexibilities ahead of upcoming construction on Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority lines this summer.
At least one department is implementing a new limit on telework for some employees during the summer Metro closures. The Agriculture Department isn’t lifting its limit on telework during the Metro construction but has encouraged employees to consider flexible and alternative work schedules.
The D.C. area’s senate delegation is taking an interest in cybersecurity beneath the city’s streets.
In today’s Federal Newscast, there are many Democrats in Congress worried about VA’s new regulations expanding veterans’ access to private care.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates there were about $2.3 billion in government contracts that would have been issued to small firms over the past month, but weren’t because of the government shutdown.
WMATA, like every transit authority, has always been something of a multi-headed octopus with murky accountability.
The Office of Personnel Management is continuing its monthly webinar series on engaging the federal workforce.
Federal employees responded to a Federal News Radio survey critiquing agencies’ responses to the SafeTrack program, as lawmakers question which Department of Transportation component should be in charge of Metro safety oversight.
House Lawmakers introduced two bills this week to make rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft reimbursable for federal employees.
OPM is pushing agencies to develop plans to deal with Metro maintenance, while feds are already seeing longer commutes and more traffic.