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The government is about to launch a new diversity initiative. So what does that mean? Apparently, it depends on who you ask, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.
On today's Federal Drive: in Hurricane Irene's aftermath, some federal buildings are closed because of power outages, the Energy Department is guaranteeing loans for a solar power project and the National Transportation Safety Board is studying experimental aircraft.
Recent events have elevated the importance of telework in the federal government ranks.
The General Services Administration is working with power companies from Maryland to Massachusetts to fix the problems. OPM said agencies in Washington are open as usual Monday and employees can use unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework if necessary.
The Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration are providing information for federal employees in the event Hurricane Irene causes federal building closures.
Merit Systems Protection Board Executive Director Steve Lenkart and John Crum, director of MSPB's Office of Policy and Evaluation, join host Debra Roth to talk about the challenges facing the agency.
August 26, 2011
David Olive of Catalyst Partners discusses what could have gone better in the earthquake aftermath.
Following the closing of some federal buildings after Tuesday's earthquake, Angela Bailey, OPM's associate director for employee services, discussed the confusion that surrounded some of the closings.
Thousands of office workers didn't have to deal with road construction and confusion about building closures after Tuesday's earthquake in Washington — because they telecommute. Agencies with robust telework policies largely avoided the chaos. But others have been slow to implement the new policies required by the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010.
The federal government will be operating on a normal status Thursday. Some government buildings were closed Wednesday due to the earthquake earlier this week.
The Office of Personnel Management announced that several federal buildings would be closed on Wednesday pending further inspection following a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that rumbled the region Tuesday afternoon.
Linda Springer, former OMB Controller and former OPM Director, joined In Depth host Francis Rose on the day of the earthquake that rocked the D.C. region.
A final rule by the Office of Personnel Management changes the calculation for annuities for surviving spouses of deceased federal employees.
Part-time federal employees are now eligible for an additional 25 percent above their basic pay rate for work done on Sundays, according to an OPM final rule published today.
Agencies are responsible for the costs of paying for the creation and maintenance of employees' personnel records, according to a final rule from the Office of Personnel Management published in the Federal Register today.
How do you improve diversity in government when personnel budgets are being cut and the largest, and most diverse agency plans to slash its workforce, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders. The answer: Creative accounting and buyouts.
On today's Federal Drive: a new framework for the Senior Executive Service, the Pentagon's inspector general investigates the department's personnel chief over allegations of mismanagement and abuse of power, and a proposed OPM rule would allow federal employees to run for local office.
A new governmentwide framework for evaluating the top career employees in the Senior Executive Service will be rolled out at the end of September. Steve Shih, a deputy associate director in the Office of Personnel Management, said it will bring uniformity and predictability to a process that now seems uneven.
Tim McManus, vice president for Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, explains how the new Pathways Programs may try to boost that 7 percent job rate for federal interns.
Ernest McDuffie, who oversees NIST's National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education program, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the initiative and the next steps for the program.