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Retirement savings: Auto-enrollment in the TSP's lifecycle funds begins next fall

Now that Congress has passed the Smart Savings Act, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is programming a new savings default option for those who join the federal government late next year.

Tags: retirement , FRTIB , TSP , L Fund , G Fund , Kim Weaver ,

Monday - 12/15/2014, 01:15pm EST
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Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

Each year, agency leaders scan the list of best places to work in the federal government with either anticipation or anxiety. If you're at the top, you've got a great selling point for employees and recruits. But if you're at the bottom, you've got hard work to do. Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp was at the awards ceremony to speak with those who know what it's like to be up and down. First, she spoke with Jeri Buchholz, the chief human capital officer at NASA, the large agency that tops the list.

Tags: Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Best Places to Work , workforce , management

Friday - 12/12/2014, 10:30am EST
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Inside some of the "Best Places to Work"

We get the inside scoop from some of this year's award winners.

Tags: Jeri Buchholz , Jay Williams , NASA , Economic Development Administration , Best Places to Work , employee satisfaction , workforce ,

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 02:03pm EST

Coming at you in fiscal 2015: Highlights of the omnibus

What federal employees should know about the $1 trillion, 1,603-page spending bill for fiscal 2015.

Tags: Congress , budget , appropriations , spending , omnibus , fiscal 2015 ,

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 05:32pm EST

Dispatch from the middle of the pack: EPA struggles with morale and 'green ceiling'

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy analyzes her agency's poor showing on the list of "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government."

Tags: Gina McCarthy , EPA , Best Places to Work , workforce , diversity ,

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 05:57am EST

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

The U.S. Agency for International Development has tapped a former senior engineer at Google to run its new Global Development Lab. Ann Mei Chang will start later this month. She spent eight years at the Silicon Valley powerhouse before stints at the State Department and the nonprofit Mercy Corps. From her San Francisco home, Chang spoke with Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive about the lab and her intentions for it.

Tags: USAID , Tom Temin , Global Development Lab , Ann Mei Chang , Mercy Corps

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 10:14am EST
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2014 Best Places to Work list reflects feds' sagging morale

A few agencies rise above the doldrums in the new list of Best Places to Work in the Federal Government.

Tags: Best Places to Work , Partnership for Public Service , employee satisfaction , workforce ,

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 12:01am EST

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

Three whistleblowers at the Veterans Affairs Department are the "Public Servants of the Year." The Office of Special Counsel awarded the employees, all doctors, with the distinction. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner said, "because of these doctors' efforts, veterans are now far more likely to receive the treatment they deserve." Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp was at the ceremony and joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss their story.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , whistleblowers , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Carolyn Lerner

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 09:49am EST
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White House crowdsources open-government playbook

In writing a new tipsheet for agencies about engaging the public, the White House is practicing what it's preaching.

Tags: open government , GSA , Justin Herman , Corinna Zarek , crowdsourcing , Daniel Schuman , Sean Vitka , CREW , Sunlight Foundation , transparency , technology

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 01:07pm EST

White House to hold federal managers accountable for employee engagement

Senior managers soon may have more to fret about when it's time to discuss their performance with the boss: Are they engaging employees and creating inclusive work environments?

Tags: SES , employee engagement , OMB , OPM , Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey , Bill Dougan , SEA , Beth Cobert , John Palguta , National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations , exclusive

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 02:03pm EST
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