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Agencies' hiring of veterans hits all-time high in 2014

Veterans accounted for one of every three federal civilian new hires last year, according to the President's Council on Veterans Employment.

Tags: Workforce , hiring , OPM , Presidents Veterans Employment Initiative , Labor , VA , Katherine Archuleta , Bob McDonald , Lauren Larson

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:25pm EDT

Labor secretary says new overtime rules coming soon

Labor Secretary Tom Perez told Congress on Wednesday that his agency is still working on President Barack Obama's directive a year ago that the department come up with new rules to make more workers eligible for overtime pay for working beyond their scheduled hours.

Tags: Labor Department , overtime , pay and benefits , Workforce

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:40am EDT

Agency leaders 'on a mission' to pump up employee morale

Federal employees are growing increasingly frustrated with budget cuts, stagnant pay levels and a negative perception of the federal bureaucracy, government surveys reveal. At a townhall event hosted by the Partnership for Public Service, the heads of the Departments of Commerce, Homeland Security and Labor say they're getting the message.

Tags: morale , management , Jeh Johnson , Penny Pritzker , OPM , Katherine Archuleta , DOL , DHS , Workforce , Partnership for Public Service , Jack Moore

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 03:37pm EDT

New rules set veteran, disability hiring benchmarks for federal contractors

The Labor Department unveiled two final rules Tuesday requiring federal contractors to establish clear-cut annual benchmarks for hiring veterans and people with disabilities.

Tags: Acquisition , industry , Workforce , hiring , veteran hiring , disability hiring , Labor ,

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:12pm EDT

Senate approves Obama-pick McCarthy to head EPA

Tags: Senate , EPA , Labor , Gina McCarthy ,

Friday - 07/19/2013, 01:56pm EDT