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Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue and Linda Cureton of NASA talks about their upcoming retirements. Register employee benefit consultant Ed Zurndorfer explains what feds can expect from possible furloughs. White House Historical Association Vice President of Research talks about possible renovations at the White House.
Tags: Social Security Administration , Linda Cureton , NASA , Ed Zurnforder , furloughs , sequestration , DoD , DoD Report , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , William Bushong , White House Historical Association , Federal Drive
Every agency issued updated open government plans, updating progress and detailing new initiatives for the next two years. NASA will change the way it designs and builds its websites. SSA will focus on health IT and putting services online.
Nearly two years of negotiating has led to a stalemate between the Social Security Administration and its largest union, the American Federation of Government Employees. The protracted dispute mars the Obama administration's otherwise productive attempts to collaborate formally with federal unions.
Tags: Social Security Administration , IFPTE , Greg Junemann , AFGE , Witold Skwierczynski , FMA , Jessica Klement , workforce , unions , Labor , management , National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations , Emily Kopp
The Social Security Administration has no way to back up its data, and it's still six months away from bringing its initial backup online.
After decades of neglect and what one official describes as "severe underfunding", Social Security Administration officials are finally seeing progress in reducing a huge backlog of claims for disability benefits. This, after recent infusions of staff, technology, and money. However, that progress is now threatened by another, more pressing problem: the furloughs of state disability claims reviewers, whose salary is partially paid for by federal funds.
Social Security disability claims are being stymied at the state level, claims the Commissioner
In many ways, CSRS and FERS are two of a kind. But which one's Patty and which one's Cathy?
Frank Baitman will resign as CIO from the agency in August. His decision comes a few weeks after agency commissioner reorganized the agency's IT functions. OPM's Bill Zielinski also is returning to SSA to be the San Francisco regional commissioner.