In the aftermath of the federal hiring freeze, the Veterans Affairs Department says hiring managers are free to fill most positions. But there are still thousands of exceptions requiring approval from senior VA officials.
The executive order establishes the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protections as a new entity within VA. The new office will identify barriers and duplicative processes and resources to quickly disciplining and firing VA employees for poor performance or misconduct.
The threat of yet another partial government shutdown has been with us all week and some federal workers are telling Senior Correspondent Mike Causey to bring it on.
Republicans controlling the House have unveiled a stopgap bill to keep the government open past a shutdown deadline of midnight Friday.
The Government Accountability Office’s report on reducing agency fragmentation, overlap, and duplication shows the federal government could save tens of billions of dollars — if agencies choose to act on the recommendations and Congress offers its help.
The annual federal employee viewpoint survey will be coming out soon. It will give people a chance to sound off about the Trump administration’s reorganization plans. It will also give managers a look at what the rank-and-file is thinking. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, elaborates on this opportunity on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
People are asking Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Homeland Security Department, if they should take a buyout. His answer: It depends.
A federal employment attorney says it’s outrageous the government is treating its federal workforce like this.
Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the federal community.
The Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Counterterrorism Center are two federal components balancing opportunities and limitations on big data.
Hope this doesn’t wreck your morning, but at 11:59 p.m. this Friday, civilization as Washington knows it may come to an end, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. The government might shut down.
The White House has named Randolph Alles as the new director of the Secret Service
The Office of Personnel Management updates its guide for calculating severance pay. Its release comes on the heels of agency efforts to examine how they can reduce the size of the workforces.
Are you planning for your next job? If not, tune in to this week’s Your Turn when host Mike Causey speaks with Nancy Segal, an expert in finding work in the 21st century. Segal will discuss career planning, resume writing and how to use social media to get a job and get ahead. April 26, 2017
The White House says it won’t happen, but the Office of Management and Budget is asking that agencies prepare to prepare for a government shutdown. Here are four things to remember about your pay, benefits, work status and others if Congress can’t agree on a plan to keep the government running past Friday.