The 150-member Republican Study Committee has listed its budget priorities for 2019, calling for eliminating all automatic pay raises for federal workers, and increasing their contributions to their own retirement. The conservative group’s also wants to make it easier for federal employees to be fired.
A House subcommittee wants to axe the Strategic Capabilities Office, but why?
The U.S. Transportation Command brought in the U.S Digital Service after its Defense Personnel Property System suffered a two-week outage.
More than 200 employees with U.S. Customs and Border Protection have been arrested on corruption-related charges in the last 14 years. Thirteen of those arrests have come during the Trump Administration.
A House panel suggested moving DoD network defense responsibilities away from DISA and over to a “one-stop-shop” for all things cyber.
The Defense Department’s review of its current personnel authorities is late, but House lawmakers say they’re still some recruitment and retention challenges they want to tackle in next year’s authorization act.
Rep. Mac Thornberry’s (R-Texas) plan to cut seven DoD agencies would affect some 200,000 civilian employees, but it would also affect quite a few contractors too.
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says there has been a lot of misconceptions about the JEDI contract.
Dan Gettinger of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College said DoD wants to ramp up its acquisition of unmanned technology compared to previous years.
The director of the Office of Personnel Management said he wants to restore the importance of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. Jeff Pon has asked agency and department heads to put very senior level representatives on the council that strategizes human resource policy for government employees.
About 20,000 new opt-ins to the blended retirement system aren’t taking full advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan and its benefits.
While there was a lot of talk about reform, it may take longer than some expected to overhaul the military personnel system.
The Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing is handing out waivers to enlisted airmen who finished their training, but are waiting the mandatory year to promote.
The Air Force is taking into consideration new recommendations from the RAND Corporation.