The debate over official time may heat up again, as the Trump administration continues to suggest changes to the current civil service system.
Tune into the May 18th FedTalk to hear about the latest initiatives from the United States Digital Service (USDS) and dCode, including a new digital initiative at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
May 18, 2018
Lawmakers sidelined facilities and questioned EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt about reports of unethical conduct. They also pressed FBI Director Christopher Wray about plans for a new headquarters.
Jeff Neal, former DHS CHCO, looks at the recent proposals from OPM and OMB that would freeze federal pay for a year and decrease federal employee compensation.
Federal management leaders in the Trump administration say they’re optimistic they can lead a bipartisan, inclusive discussion about its plan to modernize the federal workforce.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the House passes the VA MISSION Act, which would give the Veterans Affairs Department a long-awaited alternative to the Choice program and consolidates all seven community care programs.
The Trump administration’s plan to totally eliminate inflation protection for federal retirement, while requiring workers to pay more for smaller lifetime retirement benefits, is the ultimate deal-breaker for most people.
Long-awaited guidance from the General Services Administration will help make federal employees whole who must relocate for their job.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lifted the unpopular hiring freeze that had been in place at the State Department for more than a year
After a marathon markup, the House added a handful of important amendments to its version of the NDAA.
Roger Stanton, the assistant director of the insider threat office for the FBI, said the two technology platforms will help create a better culture of collaboration.
Republicans who want to stave off a midterm majority-party defeat might want to run some numbers on fed voters in their districts.
The Social Security Administration is planning to close two more field offices this year, despite congressional and oversight guidance that says otherwise.
The Pentagon held its annual Spirit of Service Awards on Thursday, in light of Public Service Recognition Week, to honor a total of 26 Defense Department employees who “display the core qualities of honor, integrity and excellence in everything they do,” said Michael Rhodes, director of administration for the department’s Office of the Chief Management Officer. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and representatives of the departments of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps were also present to distribute awards.