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.
A new survey from OPM aims to help close skills gaps at H.R. departments across the federal government.
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.
With a majority of the U.S. at least partially vaccinated and the pandemic easing, employers—including the federal government—are planning to reopen many more workspaces