Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer wants the Office of Personnel Management to describe how it will manage and oversee agency buyouts and early retirement offers.
The Coast Guard says agencies need a national protocol for using social media in rescue and response efforts for future weather disasters.
Both the Veterans Affairs and Interior Departments are moving federal employees out of Washington, D.C., and into consolidated regional offices.
The Veterans Affairs Department fires its D.C. medical center director, Brian Hawkins. This is the second time the department has attempted to fire Hawkins for “ineffective leadership.”
The president might call it “reorganization.” Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin might call it “modernization.” But the general principles are the same.
The agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan is getting a big budget boost next year to handle a growing number of enrollees, staff and responsibilities.
Federal employees from other Cabinet agencies can apply to join the Homeland Security Department’s Surge Capacity Force, a voluntary program that deploys non-FEMA employees to help with disaster response.
Some civilian agencies were spared from deep cuts included in the president’s budget request, but the IRS and EPA would see significant reductions.
Communication and transparency during the government reorganization process is going well for some, and not for others.
Veterans made up slightly more of the federal workforce in fiscal 2016 compared to previous years, but agencies overall hired fewer new veterans to fill government jobs.
New members who enter military service on or after Jan. 1, 2018 will get automatically enrolled into the new blended retirement system. Previously enlisted service members can choose to opt in to the new system.
The Office of Personnel Management is preparing a new talent management and succession planning guide.
Without action from the president, the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations will expire at the end of the month.
GSA raises contracting thresholds for agencies responding to the disaster.