federal workforce

  • CFOs Need Money, Not Just Mandates

    The stimulus bill will pump a lot of money into agencies, with a lot of mandates to put into action. But money to implement what the plan includes isn’t there. Linda Springer, Executive Director of…

  • Measure Twice, Cut Once

    Is there a lovable loser in your federal family? Someone who needs a hug? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a simple, you-can’t-lose quiz to make them feel better.

  • Senate examines ways to strengthen federal workforce

    WFED’s Max Cacas reports.

  • Five-year pay freeze, more federal job cuts proposed

    The Republican Study Committee introduced the Spending Reduction Act that would eliminate USAID and three other small agencies. It also would take spending back to 2006 levels in fiscal 2012. The legislation also would cut or reduce spending in 100 programs such as agency travel budgets and require the collection of unpaid taxes from federal employees.

  • Union feds march against scapegoating

    AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill to put a face on the federal workforce. They want to correct the misperception that government workers are to blame for the deficit and gridlock in Washington.

  • Analysis: Federal workforce size doesn’t matter

    House Speaker John Boehner has raised eyebrows by saying the administration has added 200,000 federal jobs. Partnership for Public Service’s John Palguta said it’s not the size that matters. It’s what you do with it.

  • Estate planning and more

    Host Mike Causey is joined by estate planner Tom O’Rourke to discuss what you need to do to make sure your estate is in order. Also, Federal Times reporter Steve Losey gives us an update on a couple of bills making their way through Congress. April 27, 2011

  • What do senior executives think about proposed cuts in the federal workforce?

    Host Mike Causey is joined by Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association, and Federal Times senior staff writer Steve Losey. They will discuss federal pay and benefits and plans in Congress to cut them. June 8, 2011(Encore presentation July 6, 2011)

  • Long term care plans offer variety for feds

    Host Mike Causey is joined by Paul Forte and Beth O’Brien from Federal Long Term Care Partners and Federal Times Editor Steve Watkins to talk about long term care and an update on the bills that could impact feds. June 15, 2011

  • Federal government employing more minorities than ever

    OPM’s annual workplace report showed growth in minority employment, but also found less Hispanics working in the federal government than the private-sector.