The American Federation of Government Employees, representing employees of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services agency (USCIS), is pressing for greater funding and staffing.
The Social Security Administration reminds the public that many of the disability, retirement and survivor benefits agency’s functions can be accessed, and very easily, online.
Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in FEHBP are offering a $50 incentive to member feds who get vaccinated.
Good news for feds on salary: the Biden administration is proposing a 2.7% rise in base pay for 2022—if effected, the biggest annual bump in over a decade.
Although I can't prove it, I suspect the number one complaint of taxpayers about the civil service is that they believe they are fireproof, all too safe in their jobs.
The National Treasury Employees Union is hopeful for increased funding and staffing at agencies, highlighting IRS, CBP and others.
Fewer separations, not hiring spikes, drove 2020 growth in number of federal employees.
Thrift Savings Share Prices as of June 11, 2021
FSAFEDS: Throughout June, there is a special enrollment period for joining or changing selections in feds' health savings accounts.
DOD has completed nearly one-third of its rollout of its new electronic health records system, with 42,000 active users in more than a dozen states.
A new survey from OPM aims to help close skills gaps at H.R. departments across the federal government.
The Bureau of Prisons has far too few officers, according to AFGE, but there are glimmers of hope for a solution up ahead.
The White House's nominee for director of the Office of Personnel Management, Kiran Ahuja, is moving toward confirmation.
The Biden administration released new guidelines this week, permitting the large-scale return to in-person work across federal agencies, rolling back current COVID occupancy limits but at the same time maintaining maximum telework status in place.
Agencies should not demand that federal employees or contractors be vaccinated to return to the workplace, nor should they demand vaccination status be disclosed, according to guidance from the White House's Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, issued this week.
President Biden this week revoked a 2020 executive order cracking down on the Chinese-owned apps TikTok, WeChat and others. But the administration simultaneously issued new restrictions on the apps--some that appear to be even more stringent.
A civil service office tucked inside the Labor Department is gearing up to play an outsized part in the Biden administration's work on racial equity.
The National Treasury Employees Union is optimistic about proposed increased funding and staffing at agencies, highlighting IRS, CBP and others.
The largest union representing employees of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services agency is endorsing WH plans to increase funding and staffing across USCIS.
A new rule from OPM will permit former feds to be re-hired at a higher salary than their last agency job. To date, re-hiring for higher pay--by going outside competitive service processes--has been prohibited.