Agency leaders now have the direct hiring authority to boost the federal IT workforce when they deem there is a critical need or severe shortage of highly-qualified employees.
Federal employee unions have repeatedly knocked the current White House for proposing too many cuts, and trying to push various agencies to do too much with too little—and once again, a major union is pressing for more resources for a crucial government function.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee has advanced bipartisan legislation that would give formerly incarcerated job applicants a fairer chance at obtaining federal employment.
Federal employees are now in their third pay period since the end of partial government shutdown, yet more than 1,000 Transportation Security Administration workers still have not received their full back pay, and a group of democratic lawmakers want answers.
President Trump has announced his intent to fill the top leadership position at the Office of Personnel Management, for a third time in two years.
The number of unfilled positions at the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to increase—recently hitting 49,000 according to VA data, with 4,000 vacancies added just since August.
Funding for Veterans Affairs health care services for women has increased about 16 percent over the last five years, yet it accounts for less than 1 percent of overall veterans’ health pending.
One year after the Department of Defense implemented a new policy for resolving the duties of servicemembers who cannot be deployed, the U.S. Air Force has released its plans on how it will address the growing problem.
A new bipartisan bill will reinstate advisory panels that promote dialogue and foster partnerships between labor and federal agency management that were disbanded under the Trump administration.
The Transportation Security Administration oversees 2.7 million miles of gas pipeline with 5 full-time employees -- none of whom have cyber experience.