Employee Policy

Ketanji Brown Jackson, defender of federal union rights, is sworn in

The first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court once sided with federal employee unions in a legal challenge against the Trump administration.

Employee Policy

Monkeypox: Biden administration ramps up its testing and vaccine strategy

CDC, meanwhile, has also activated its emergency response center. And HHS responds to questions about managing the new threat at the same time as the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

TSP

The TSP service transition is not going well ...

Reporter Erich Wagner joins our partner site's podcast to discuss his reporting on the Thrift Savings Plan’s new web-based services following the transition to a new recordkeeper.

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Parting the Clouds: A Conversation on Observability

Government and industry IT experts alike have realized that observability is crucial to protecting their network.

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Abortions, to a limited degree, will continue on DOD bases

“There will be no interruption to this care,” the Pentagon said in a memo.

SCOTUS cuts EPA's power

Electric power plants were facing sharper curbs on gas emissions. Now it's the half-century old regulatory agency—and possibly others—that's been brought to heel.

Benefits

OPM: If you need to travel for medical care, you can use sick leave

The federal government’s HR agency confirmed that federal employees may use sick leave to travel to obtain reproductive health services. However, the measure falls short of employee groups’ request for paid administrative leave after abortion ruling.

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How Government Can Engage With Citizens And Drive Internal Efficiencies

Decision-makers increased business speed, reduced errors, improved privacy and security, and improved employee experience while using Adobe.

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Senators spike a plan to close VA facilities, displace workers

The bipartisan group won't allow votes on nominees to serve on a controversial commission.

Employee Policy

Enforcement of fed COVID-19 vaccine mandate is delayed—again

Currently the Biden mandate is stayed, and deciding the matter will be delayed further. A federal appeals court will rehear the case this fall in front of its full panel of its judges.

Employee Policy

LGBTQ+ Workers and discrimination

Federal employment attorney Dan Meyer joins the podcast on our partner site to discuss how workers can identify discrimination at the office and what can be done about it.

Benefits

Agencies are responding to the Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling. Here's how.

Hundreds of thousands of federal employees’ access to in-state reproductive health services disappeared Friday after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade.

Digital identity challenges could be a roadblock to improved CX

Government agencies are currently wrestling with how exactly to verify Americans who want to access federal programs and services.

Employee Policy

Budding spies might not get weeded out for past drug use

Activists say this would be a practical step to help ensure all the best candidates are getting considered for intelligence jobs. 

The next chapter for battles over abortion in the states

The overturning of Roe v. Wade brings a new wave of abortion debate to statehouses, as conservatives move to further restrict it and liberals press to protect access. Meanwhile, anti-abortion activists say their work isn't finished.

Employee Policy

Biden strengthens cyber coordination between DHS and state, local government

The State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act improves collaboration between DHS and state and local governments by boosting the sharing of information and federal resources.