The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) has ordered a hearing on multiple charges of federal labor law violations brought against the Department of Education's management, all committed during the term of the previous administration.
According to a GAO report, the Defense Department may have $4 billion in eligible reimbursements for contractors under the CARES Act.
Unions offer mixed reactions to new CDC-spurred White House policy that puts more pressure on feds to get vaccinated.
The Senate cleared a bipartisan bill that would expand federal contracting opportunities for small businesses, and push government to modernize acquisition processes.
The COVID pandemic hit the U.S. economy hard. In recent months, however, recent indicators show recovery, but with one new problem: Inflation. This week, Nathan Abse talks to retirement expert Mary Johnson of The Senior Citizens League on how bills in Congress could increase COLAs to better protect retiring feds, and seniors generally, from rising prices.
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.
Federal civilian agencies can tap a bug reporting system fielded by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to track potential website and software vulnerabilities.
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.