John Garing has died at 78, but leaves behind a legacy as a mentor to the people around him and a leader always looking for new and better ways to improve government.
Has anybody ever told you could make a lot more money on the outside? That somebody in the private sector—maybe a government contractor—really knows how to treat a person like you? Not like a cheap, faceless bureaucrat but as a human being with skills, talent and feelings.
With coronavirus still spreading and vaccination only beginning, the new Biden administration is ordering all federal employees, contractors and visitors on federal property—across all federal agencies—to wear a mask.
If passed, the bill would give feds a raise of an average 3.2%.
President Joe Biden is expected to reverse a raft of Trump-era federal workforce policy, but some executive actions will take time.
With our elected political leadership undergoing the most tumultuous transition in a century—or more—feds are feeling the added strain, according to a new poll.
For the second year in a row, federal employees will get less money for their mileage reimbursements.
The move comes as downtown Washington, D.C. is being transformed into a high security zone for the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Some agencies get poor reviews in employee engagement surveys—and the sprawling Department of Homeland Security, sadly, is a perennial member the low morale club.
Despite promises to "drain the swamp," the Trump administration did little to reduce the number of political appointments, according to data in the latest iteration of the Plum Book.
Thrift Savings Share Prices as of January 7, 2021.
It's FCW's holiday gift to procrastinators: You now have two extra weeks to finish up and submit your Fed 100 nominations.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association indicated the group was ready and hopeful to pursue work on goals and issues important to federal employees with the new Congress and presidential administration.
The Pentagon eliminated a class deviation that implemented the president's executive order purging diversity training across federal grants and contracts.
A federal judge in a California district court blocked parts of President Donald Trump's executive order on diversity and inclusion training that apply to federal contractors and grant recipients.
Federal employees who participate in the Thrift Savings Plan got a perhaps unexpected gift this holiday season: robust gains.
The president, over the holidays, approved a 1% pay increase for civilian federal employees in 2021.
“Other than that, how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln?” Not the best conversational ice-breaker, right? The first reaction is either what-are-you-talking-about or are-you-crazy? It’s definitely a strange, awkward attempt at humor. An event so awful that in some cases it can only be referred to, long after the fact, as if it was a joke.
For many years, federal employee unions and advocacy organizations have complained about weak protections for feds who stand up and blow the whistle on waste, fraud and abuse at government agencies.