Federal workers may be glad that 2011 is ending. It’s hard to think of something good that happened to them this year.
But, as a governmentwide survey showed, they are weathering the financial and political onslaught with a surprisingly sunny smile. That’s a good thing. With a presidential election looming, 2012 may not be much better.
Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp counts down the top federal workforce stories of 2011 as she sees them and makes some predictions fo 2012.
The White House has told agencies to diversify and hire more veterans and disabled people. VA for Vets will go federal; Agencies will look to Pathways, a revamped internship program, over unions’ objections.