The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE), representing engineers and other professionals across the federal government, joined other fed organizations to endorse the recent White House policy change designed to encourage hesitant feds to get vaccinated.
In the wake of new CDC recommendations calling for masking up again indoors, federal agencies are scrambling to put requirements for face coverings back in place.
The federal government continues to face challenges in recruiting a skilled cybersecurity workforce, amid private sector demand and hiring process obstacles, but recent signs show long-term efforts at improvement are starting to pay off.
The White House is on course to require all civilian federal employees across the government to get fully vaccinated, or face mandatory ongoing COVID testing, according to reports. Exceptions may be made for religious and health reasons, depending on the job and agency.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland told a Senate panel on Tuesday, July 27, that a decision on whether to keep BLM headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo. needs to come "fairly soon."
The Federal Workers Alliance, an umbrella org for federal employee unions and advocacy groups, is pressing the White House to take action on two key federal labor panels—the Federal Labor Relations Board (FLRB) and the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP).
VA Secretary Denis McDonough cited the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 as a factor in ordering the new vaccination policy.
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After years of failed attempts to strengthen the powers of inspectors general, a report documents a renewed push by IGs, advocates and lawmakers to pass legislation on the issue.
The Army is taking cues from blockchain to help make battlefield data more trustworthy for commanding officers. "Immutable" data is data they can be sure of.
Weeks after DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas ordered TSA to develop expanded union rights for Transportation Security Administration employees, the union that has long represented them reports progress.
Recipients of the annual Arthur Flemming Awards were recognized recently, in an online event spotlighting outstanding, innovative feds.
At a Senate hearing last week, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough noted deficiencies in training, including a lack of a real system available for use by clinicians in advance of the go-live date for a new, integrated health care software system.
A newly released consulting firm's survey of feds reveals most remain focused on serving, but a large proportion feel management doesn't share that priority.
Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) recently said delays could lead Congress to have to pass a continuing resolution to start FY 2022.
Amid controversy and a contentious hearing, a bill that would guarantee paid family leave for feds, across more circumstances, advances.
On June 25, President Biden signed a sweeping Executive Order on workforce equity. Here's a timeline on how we can expect it to be implemented.
A new survey adds to the growing weight of reports showing telework works for feds, with 80% of respondents saying remote work is helping them complete tasks more efficiently.
The American Society for Public Administration is hosting an e-learning event this month on “Crafting a Compelling Resume,” to help you get beyond concerns about yours.