Janet Kopenhaver

  • Federal News Countdown: Sammies good news, Dropping morale

    John Palguta, vice president for Policy at the Partnership for Public Service, and Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative of Federally Employed Women, count down the week’s top stories with Francis Rose.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Washington Representative, FEW

    The Homeland Security Department’s budget is fully funded for the rest of fiscal 2015. Congress will have a chance now to look at other issues that may impact the federal workforce. Janet Kopenhaver is Washington representative of Federally Employed Women. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she shared a priority list FEW’s taking to the Hill.

  • The politics of feds

    Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative for the group Federally Employed Women, joins host Mike Causey to discuss the political leanings of federal workers.

  • The way it was and the way it is on Capitol Hill

    Maryland Congressman Frank Wolf and Janet Kopenhaver with Federally Employed Women join host Mike Causey to talk about what’s ahead for Congress and feds. October 29, 2014

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative, Federally Employed Women

    Midterm elections are exactly one week away. But no matter what happens to the political power balance in the legislative branch, it’ll be hard for the next group to do much less for federal employees than the 113th Congress did. Janet Kopenhaver is Washington representative of Federally Employed Women. FEW gives out legislative score cards for each session of Congresss. On In Depth with guest host Jared Serbu, Janet said the most recent scores were hard to decide.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Washington Representative, FEW

    The continuing resolution that runs until Dec. 11 includes a 1 percent pay raise for you and your colleagues. But Congress could still write that out of federal budget plans once the CR runs out. Janet Kopenhaver is the Washingon representative of Federally Employed Women. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained how they’re fighting to keep the pay raise in Congress’s budget plans for fiscal 2015.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Washington Representative, FEW

    Congress has 12 business days to finish its list of appropriations bills once it gets back from recess in two weeks. Janet Kopenhaver is Washington representative for Federally Employed Women. She shared her predictions for Congress’ to-do list for September on In Depth with Francis Rose.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Washington Representative, FEW

    Career employees in the senior executive service are mostly men. The non-profit group Federally Employed Women says men make up more than two-thirds of SES employees. Janet Kopenhaver is Washington representative of FEW. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained how FEW’s trying to rejuvenate a program that helps women join the SES.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

    Women in the Federal government have a tool to help them move up the leadership chain and contribute more to their agency’s mission too. The Federal Women’s Program has been around for over four decades, but its impact is receding for several reasons. Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why the program is so important.

  • 4 viewpoints on trust in government

    Trust is fickle and just a few small events can cause that trust to break. As part of Federal News Radio’s special report, Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and its Employees, we asked federal employee groups and union leaders about how they define trust between employees and the government now and what this trust will look like in the future.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

    The federal workforce is filled with success stories. Those range from a physicist at the Commerce Department who won the Nobel Prize in 2012 to the Inspector General of the Social Security Administration who rose through the OIG ranks after serving 26 years in the Secret Service. Janet Kopenhaven, Washington representative of Federally Employed Women, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about how the Federal-Postal Coalition is starting a new campaign to specifically highlight women and their success stories.

  • Studying women’s figures

    Lots of important people in government spend a lot of their time studying women’s figures. And many agree it is the right, and smart, thing to do, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Also, a lot of women think it is time to stop studying them and get down to action.

  • Closing the gender gap in government

    FEW Washington representative Janet Kopenhaver, will discuss pay inequity and other issues facing women in the federal government, and Andy Medici and Nicole Blake Johnson from the Federal Times will talk about the federal employee morale survey and the Heartbleed hacking. April 23, 2014

  • What women really want!

    If you are a red-blooded American male, chances are you ask yourself, a lot, what do women really want? And we’ve got the answer to one key element: Equal treatment on the job.

  • Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

    The Federal-Postal Coalition is launching a campaign to attract new federal employees that are still in elementary school. Janet Kopenhaver, the Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, explains to In Depth with Francis Rose how the Coalition is marketing agency positions that people dream of having starting when they’re little kids.