The Supreme Court ruling doesn’t necessarily invalidate all the actions and decisions made by Beth Cobert and other leaders to whom this applies. It does, however, open them up to challenges.
The Office of Personnel Management released a new guidebook on how agencies should begin preparing for workforce reshaping efforts. It also updated key documents on issuing administrative furloughs. Both guides are designed to help agency heads implement possible reductions in force or furloughs so that they comply with the law and do the least damage.
Veterans groups want a 10 percent overall budget increase for VA, more staffing and updated facilities to meet today’s healthcare needs.
Beth Killoran, the chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, said over the past two years the agency went from having about 1 percent of all systems in the cloud to an expected 41 percent by the end of 2017.
Companies and governments can make very profitable business connections in Afghanistan by engaging with locals, says Maryam Atmar, who notes that Afghanistan is a tribal country.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, a new bill in Congress looks to eliminate smoking inside and outside Veterans Health Administration buildings.
Working for the federal government used to be a good gig, but now, there are some definite downsides or at least uncertainties.
Advocating data center consolidation and optimization as a priority could be a tough sell to the Donald Trump administration, but the federal IT community has courted the White House by framing the issue within the narrative of the president’s soon-to-emerge cybersecurity executive order.
The process might not be pretty, but budget experts predict civilian agencies won’t face $18 billion in spending cuts during the last five months of fiscal 2017. The President submitted a budget amendment for 2017 last week, which proposed major boosts to defense and homeland security spending and civilian agency offsets.
Linking local innovators and entrepreneurs with government agencies is a non-stop job. Michael Hoffman explains how industry is served by knowing the pulse of the nation’s capital.
Although President Donald Trump’s skinny budget failed to mention a pay raise for federal employees, a 1.9 percent pay hike may be in the works.
Three top Air Force generals told Congress that manpower issues were the greatest challenge to the organization’s readiness. While specific concerns varied between the USAF, the Reserves and the Air National Guard, each agreed that recruiting and retention is their top priority.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is rolling out two major human capital systems this summer.
Online chat with DJ Kachman, the director of mobile and security technology transformation lead- Enterprise Command Center Solution Delivery IT Operations and Services in the Office of Information and Technology.
The federal government hasn’t seen large-scale, involuntary reductions in force in a long time But RIFs are looking increasingly possible as the Trump administration’s budget plans are released. Heather White, a partner who specializes in federal employment law at the Federal Practice Group, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk current laws and regulations around RIFs.