The Office of Management and Budget is developing another technology reskilling pilot, this time aimed at fostering data science talent.
In an Aug. 26 statement, Office of Special Counsel noted that though it has responsibility to enforce the Hatch Act, it “has no statutory authority to enforce or advise on criminal provisions…. That task belongs solely to the U.S. Department of Justice.”
The planned furloughs of more than 13,000 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees set for Aug. 30 have been cancelled, the agency announced today.
A bipartisan Senate bill would extend full-time agency telework, requiring federal agencies to let eligible employees work from home during the COVID-19 emergency.
We don’t know how the pandemic will play out. But I was reminded of when Frances Kelsey, a stubborn employee of the Food and Drug Administration, insisted on more research on what was being hailed as the a miracle drug -- thalidomide.
Federal employee unions -- joined by 185 lawmakers on Capitol Hill -- are clamoring to block the Trump administration from eliminating federal employees’ use of “official time” for managing workplace discrimination complaints.
To find out how USPS’ rank-and-file sees the latest set of crises—COVID outbreaks, cost cuts and the mail-in ballot controversy—FEND’s Nathan Abse interviewed Kevin Tabarus, president of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, which represents about 5,200 employees in the New York City metropolitan area.
The largest federal employee union endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's pick of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for the number two slot on the ticket.
Janice Glover-Jones, the Defense Intelligence Agency's chief diversity, equality and inclusion officer, said that diversity has to be more than compliance and hitting numbers. It must focus on inclusivity and a behavior change within teams.
Racism and incidents of racial bias are a big problem at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a survey released by the American Federation of Government Employees.