Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has a long record supporting federal union issues and looking to check the power of government and private sector tech surveillance.
In a letter to the Office of Personnel Management’s acting director, Rep. Gerry Connelly (D-Va.) said that the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Operations is “concerned about the apparent mishandling” of the survey.
The Pandemic Federal Telework Act of 2020 is designed to support telework for any federal job that can be done remotely, while providing management and tech support for teleworking employees.
Janice Glover-Jones, the Defense Intelligence Agency's chief diversity, equality and inclusion officer, said that diversity has to be more than compliance and "promote inclusive behaviors."
In an effort to optimize the agency’s tech investments and update the skillset of its workforce, the Department of Agriculture’s CIO Office has instituted a hiring freeze and plans to offer early retirement options to IT workers.
Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) said Jason Abend's nomination circumvented a vetting process set up by the 2008 Inspector General Reform Act.
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.
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.
The federally owned power company called the plan to fire workers and outsource IT operations as a "disappointing misstep" after the president blasted the move.
The American Federation of Government Employees had complained an Office of Special Counsel advisory was chilling federal employees' speech.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he's heard from service members across the branches, which spurred DOD to stand up three initiatives to fight discrimination.
The White House this week ordered all agencies to review their procedures to ensure that federal contractors employ U.S. nationals ahead of foreign workers.
The new Human Capital Data Management and Modernization Directorate aims to advance use of data to improve decision-making, but the union sees the change as another attempt to merge the Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration.
The federally owned power company is rethinking plans to fire its internal IT staff and shift to managed services in light of Trump's intervention and a new executive order on federal contracting.
Federal agencies could do much to improve their cybersecurity talent pool if they moved away from restrictive General Schedule hiring practices and were more open to bringing on younger candidates, according to Chris Krebs, Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
The Office of Personnel Management plans to issue draft changes to General Schedule qualification policies by Aug. 21, to eliminate "unnecessary obstacles" to federal employment by focusing on skill assessments over credentials like college degrees.
The Office of Personnel Management wants to be sure feds keep their health benefits in the event of another government shutdown and has proposed designating features of employee insurance programs as “emergency services.”
The union that represents many of the 13,000 immigration employees facing furloughs backed the agency's push for emergency supplemental funding.
My own "Deep Throat" never betrayed his department, but he did point out where it and other agencies were having problems, making mistakes or just not doing what they were supposed to do for agency employees and the taxpayers.