The U.S. Army is now offering financial assistance that will help more soldiers with childcare and remote learning expenses caused by the pandemic.
The federal government’s workplace management agency—the General Services Administration—has announced it is seeking to hear from vendors who can design, build and retrofit workspaces to improve energy efficiency and cleaner indoor air.
The Senate joined the House in passing a stopgap spending bill—avoiding a looming shutdown and further disruption to a country already roiled by the deadly and economy-wrecking COVID pandemic and turbulent election season.
This week, a federal judge reconfirmed that the U.S. Postal Service must authorize overtime in order to meet mail service demands for the upcoming election.
The Office of Personnel Management has proposed a new rule that, in some instances, would permit agencies to hire new temp employees to dramatically longer terms.
Roughly 60 percent of the more than 2 million federal employees will be impacted by the tax deferral plan established by the president that would result in reduced paychecks at the beginning of the year.
While some federal employees may be looking forward to larger paychecks in coming weeks, others are not, and more than 20 senators are asking that the mandatory payroll tax deferral be optional.
The latest emergency coronavirus measure—promising $2 trillion in added federal spending and direct injection of dollars into the economy—offers specific help and workplace safeguards targeted directly at federal employees and retirees. The bill passed Friday and was sent to President Trump for a promised signature.
The former head of the Federal Labor Relations Authority was approved to take over the top human resources job in government, ending almost a year of acting leadership.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said the administration’s controversial plan to merge the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration “is simply ‘not going to happen.