The Veterans Affairs Department is upgrading its infrastructure and beginning data migration to prepare for its upcoming implementation of a new electronic health record that’s interoperable with the Defense Department.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he intends to divide the country 13 broad regions where a senior executive would manage and lead each area with joint input and collaboration from each of the department’s bureaus and subcomponents.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced the FAIR Act, which would give federal employees a 3 percent pay raise for 2019.
Mark Robbins, the lone member and chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, has personally voted on 750 petitions for review since the agency lost its second member last January. Robbins’ term expires in March.
Six out of every 1,000 new supervisors fail their probationary periods, according to a new analysis from the Merit Systems Protection Board.
The U.S. Border Patrol must recruit and train 2,729 new agents a year for the next five years, in order to meet the administration’s hiring goals and keep up with current attrition.
The Trump administration’s request for an additional $18 billion over 10 years to build a border wall is riling up some Democrats, as Congress continues negotiations over a spending deal by Jan. 19.
Federal News Radio breaks down locality pay: what it is, how affects your final salary and how it came to be.
Federal employees looking for major changes to locality pay will be disappointed in 2018, as the entities that typically make small but significant moves on federal salaries were largely inactive during the first year of the Trump administration.
As winter storm Grayson is expected hit parts of the Florida and the Southeast seaboard early Thursday morning, federal agencies along the East Coast are preparing for an impact on Thursday’s commute.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a decision from the Merit Systems Protection Board, which said the Veterans Affairs Department could put one of its indicted employees could be put on indefinite suspension.
The Food and Drug Administration will begin a new hiring pilot this year in attempt to drastically cut down the time it takes to hire for mission critical positions.
As the Defense Department begins preparations in 2018 to process nearly 80 percent of all federal security clearances, the Government Accountability Office paints a messy picture of the governmentwide effort to improve quality and timeliness for background investigations.
The Senior Executives Association honored more than 70 people with Distinguished Rank Awards and more than 215 with Meritorious Rank Awards. The awards go to a small percentage of career SES every year, and the president typically approves and finalizes them. Meet the winners for both 2016 and 2017 of one of the highest honors in government.