The National Academy of Public Administration is inviting feds to join in, via Zoom, on a June 30 panel event on the future of telework, and its impacts on businesses and communities that surround federal workplaces.
A think tank, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), says the U.S. is stumbling in the global competition for advanced technology. The warning comes in a report proposing a new cabinet-level agency to address the problem.
In the depths of the Civil War, President Lincoln declared slavery illegal in the Confederacy. But it took more than two more years, until after war’s end, to free the last enslaved persons in the South. And it's taken another century and a half for this crucial date to become a federal holiday.
Lawmakers are concerned about the Army's modernization efforts being undermined by planned budget cuts
COVID has killed many feds, and sickened untold thousands more, and the disease continues to endanger the workforce into the future. But a new OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard aims to reduce the threat, specifically to healthcare workers.
The Department of the Interior is moving to create a new year-round federal firefighter workforce.
Even as the country is moving past the worst of the COVID emergency, the federal government has decided to maintain high levels of telework. A new report offers insights on the move.
After an alarming number of recent data breaches striking our shores, DHS is changing policy to speed the hiring of cybersecurity professionals.
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.