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MSPB to survey feds about personnel practices

Seventy two percent of federal employees surveyed believe that government promotions were based on favoritism more than competence. And that's just the beginning. MSPB's John Crum joins us with details.

Tags: Federal Drive , John Crum , MSPB , prohibited personnel practices , management , pay and benefits , discrimination , nepotism , whistleblower retaliation ,

Tuesday - 06/22/2010, 10:40am EDT

Private concerns about Booz Allen going public

We look at what impact a new IPO will have on McLean-based Booz Allen, one of the fastest growing private companies in the Washington area, with the Washington Business Journal's Bryant Ruiz Switzky.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , Booz Allen , Washington Business Journal , Bryant Ruiz Switzky ,

Friday - 06/25/2010, 11:08am EDT

How to make your building renovation effective

Our first ever Federal News Radio Discussion features Sajeel Ahmed, Director of the Pentagon Renovation & Construction Program Office; Tim Vigotsky, former Director of the National Business Center at the Interior Department; and Charles Matta, Director for Strategic Programs in the General Services Administration's Public Buildings Service. All are experts on the subject of building renovation and IT transformation.

Tags: Federal Drive , Technology , Meeting Mission Goals Through Technology , modernization , Sajeel Ahmed , Tim Vigotsky , Charles Matta , Pentagon , DoD , DOI , GSA , Kelly, Anderson & Associates ,

Wednesday - 06/30/2010, 11:00am EDT

FederalNewsRadio Exclusive: Steering the Stimulus

In the face of an economic crisis, FederalNewsRadio asks three men leading recovery efforts about the latest in their efforts to meet the mission and how they'll know when it has been accomplished.

Tags: Danny Werfel , Neil Barofsky , Relmond Van Daniker , SIGTARP , Treasury , OMB , , mngt , stimulus , Jane Norris ,

Tuesday - 06/23/2009, 03:41pm EDT

Bin Laden death a proud moment for federal law enforcement

Jon Adler, president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, told the Federal Drive a "vile cancer to humanity" has been eliminated.

Tags: Federal Drive , Osama bin Laden , FLEOA , Jon Adler , CIA , Leon Panetta , Barack Obama

Monday - 05/02/2011, 10:37am EDT

Analysis: FEHB changes coming to your wallet

Changes to the computation of group rates in the FEHBP are coming. We talk with Checkbook's Walton Francis about what that may mean for you.

Tags: Federal Drive , FEHBP , OPM , Walton Francis , benefits , health care ,

Monday - 06/27/2011, 09:08am EDT

GPO CHCO details buyout offers

The Government Printing Office wants to reduce staffing by 15 percent, and is offering buyouts as a way of getting there. Eventually. CHCO William Harris says the process won't be complete until the end of the year.

Tags: Federal Drive , pay and benefits , buyouts , GPO , CHCO , William Harris ,

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 09:08am EDT

DOJ COPS program is changing perceptions

The economic problems of the past few years have taken their toll on local governments, including police departments. We learn how building partnerships with the private sector landed DOJ's Zoe Mentel a seat at this year's SAMMIE finalist table.

Tags: Federal Drive , SAMMIES 2011 , SAMMIE TRACKER , DoJ , Zoe Mentel , COPS ,

Monday - 06/06/2011, 10:31am EDT

AFGE offers details on OMB's unionizing efforts

It's not about money. It's not even about benefits. So why would feds from the Office of Management and Budget want to join a union? We get answers from AFGE's Peter Winch.

Tags: Federal Report , pay and benefits , union representation , OMB , AFGE , Peter Winch ,

Thursday - 05/19/2011, 10:08am EDT

One year post-spill, Thad Allen sees progress

Working with government agencies means working in a political environment. The response, former Coast Guard Admiral and Commandant Thad Allen said, was "as much as a political event as an operational event."

Tags: Federal Drive , Thad Allen , Gulf Coast oil spill , environment , Coast Guard , Commandant , best practices , National Incident Commander , Deepwater Horizon , USCG ,

Monday - 04/18/2011, 09:08am EDT
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