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VA nurses stage demonstrations to protest understaffing

Employees are taking on more work than ever, causing burn out and high turnover. VA hopes new pay authorities will reverse that trend.

Republican senator implores Americans not to apply for new IRS jobs

New positions aimed at enforcing tax laws are immoral and will not last long anyway, the lawmaker suggests.

IRS hiring in the big climate bill

The Inflation Reduction Act is the topic on our partner site's podcast, with Eric Katz.

House approves package with IRS hiring boost, USPS EV funding

The measure aims to lower health care costs and strengthen the fight against climate change, and received only Democratic support.

These are the agencies federal employees are leaving at the highest rates

After jumping during the pandemic, the government's overall attrition rate has stabilized.

After a long delay, Congress approves a bill to provide care to more vets

The measure to spend nearly $6 billion on new workforce incentives, while authorizing 31 new facilities, now heads to President Biden for his signature.

Podcast: Schedule F Might Be Coming Back

Eric Katz joins GovExec Daily's podcast from our partner site to discuss one of the Trump administration's signature workforce policies.

State's diversity and inclusion officer: ‘This time is different’

Amb. Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley joined the U.S. Agency for International Development’s chief diversity officer, and the two testified about their work before a Senate committee on Tuesday.

The pendulum shifts toward workers

Wharton's Stephanie Creary joins the GovExec podcast to discuss the management-labor dynamic emerging from the pandemic period.

Using technology to hire the best talent to the public sector

Todd Gustafson, president of HP Federal, joins our partner site GovExec's podcast to discuss the workforce issues that the federal government faces.

Budding spies might not get weeded out for past drug use

Activists say this would be a practical step to help ensure all the best candidates are getting considered for intelligence jobs. 

Coming: More regs and bills to modernize the federal workforce

Reforms will ease the process of everything from attracting new talent to processing retirement claims, says OPM Director Kiran Ahuja.

Fixing culture clashes in the office

Dr. Lee Frederiksen joins our partner GovExec's podcast to discuss a new report about workplace culture.

The value shift in the American workplace

Author Dr. Jessica Grossmeier joins our GovExec partner podcast, and discusses how people in our country are reevaluating their relationships with their jobs.

FEMA chief says her top priority is to ensure the agency has adequate staffing for upcoming emergencies

Employees and managers alike continue to warn lawmakers about the impact that growing demands will have on the agency's ability to respond to disasters.