The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ federal workforce subcommittee said it’s on a fact-finding mission this year. Subcommittee Chairman James Lankford (R-Okla.) said he wants to hear from federal managers about the existing authorities and processes that make their jobs more difficult.
Tune in to this special President’s Day edition of FEDtalk to learn all about the most interesting presidential stories you’ve never heard.
February 10, 2017
Army Cyber Command is starting two pilots aimed at bringing in more tech savvy soldiers.
Despite double-digit growth in its package delivery during last year’s holiday season, the U.S. Postal Service posted a $200 million net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2017.
Environmental Protection Agency ethics officials are reminding employees of the ethical guidelines they must follow if they’re speaking or acting in their capacity as an EPA employee. These ethics rules haven’t changed in the new administration, the EPA Office of General Counsel said.
The Agriculture Department’s National Finance Center, which provides payroll for 650,000 federal employees, has been hit by a tornado and is under its continuity of operations plan.
This fed spent the night with his girlfriend — in an official Bureau of Land Management trailer.
A long-awaited bill to reform the U.S. Postal Service’s troubled finances could have the momentum it needs to make it to President Donald Trump’s desk after four major postal unions voiced their support for the legislation at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Tuesday.
President Trump’s plan to grow some agencies may interfere with his promise to shrink the overall federal workforce.
Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the federal hiring freeze, possible changes in the FEHBP program, and the slight downturn in the number of retirements. January 8, 2017
The Agriculture Department’s National Finance Center, which provides payroll for 650,000 federal employees, has initiated its continuity of operations plan after New Orleans was hit by severe weather.
The Air National Guard is putting its troops through two month cyber courses to instill basic cyber skills.
Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and John Tester (D-Mont.) wrote to Comptroller General Gene Dodaro on Feb. 6 asking for an analysis of what went right and what went wrong when DoD moved to the Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Investigative Service (FIS) nearly 12 years ago.
Congress changed retention rules for future DoD layoffs, downgrading veterans preference and putting performance ratings in first place. Sounds good? It depends, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
The latest data released by the Office of Personnel Management shows that in 2017, 15,317 federal employees filed to retire in January, historically the month when the most feds file for retirement. But that number, while large, is about 100 fewer than 2016, and falls short of 2015’s numbers by more than 3,300.