If you go by averages the stock market is long overdue for a major correction — at least 20 percent, maybe 30 percent or more. During the Great Recession it was down almost 40 percent.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he’ll review some personnel moves and major agency actions himself, as 16 senators urge the new secretary to review a series of actions from prior VA leadership that have impacted career employees and executives.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Publishing Offices takes another stab at finding a vendor to print and mail 2020 census forms.
Thanks to their Civil Service Retirement System and Federal Employees Retirement System annuities, most federal-postal workers are in good shape compared to many of their private sector counterparts.
USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky answered questions and tried to alleviate concerns at an Aug. 14 town hall meeting of Economic Research Service (ERS) employees about the impending bureau’s move.
The Food and Drug Administration has launched a new brand and advertising campaign to attract and recruit new employees.
People who say it is next to impossible to fire a federal worker should study — and then maybe rejoice in — the Hatch Act, a much-amended 1940s law designed to keep career federal and postal workers from engaging in partisan political activity on the job.
The Army is starting a limited user test for its Credentialing Assistance Program to encompass 1,500 soldiers.
Federal News Radio explores how an evolving federal workforce has been bound by the constraints of a 40-year-old civil service system that largely hasn’t changed at all since 1978.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act is mostly about Defense Department matters but at more than 1,000 pages it contains provisions for all federal agencies.
After most Homeland Security Department nondisclosure agreements were deemed noncompliant with federal whistleblower laws, congressional overseers worry about other agencies.
Jeff Neal, former CHCO at DHS, says that the new hiring authority included in the 2019 NDAA is not a bad idea.
Rae Steinbach, contributor to 15Five, offers five steps to improving employee engagement for all agencies.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo overturned the agency’s hiring freeze less than a month into his tenure, and has brought hundreds of career employees on board, but he still faces an uphill battle staffing up an agency the Trump administration seeks to shrink.