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Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union will discuss a new website that educates people about the federal government.
August 29, 2014

Tags: workforce , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , federal hiring , www.theyworkforus.org , IRS scandal , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , VA scandal

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:04pm EDT
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1 percent pay raise; 1.9 percent COLA. Go figure!

Despite higher prices at the pump, overall living costs rose only slightly last month. For federal-military-Social Security retirees, that points to a 1.9 percent cost of living adjustment in January.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , Your Turn , Jessica Klement , Andy Medici , COLA , pay

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 03:04am EDT

Rep. Blake Farenthold, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Congress heads toward summer recess next week. As they leave town, federal employee issues seem to be on their minds more than normal. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Census. He chaired a hearing last week on the future of the General Schedule. On In Depth with Francis Rose he has the details about the recent hearing.

Tags: Blake Farenthold , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , USPS

Friday - 07/25/2014, 04:31pm EDT
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Jeff Neal, Senior Vice President, ICF International

A lot of people are saying that the relentless wave of retirements is a threat to the health of the federal workforce. But there's a problem on the other end of the age spectrum too -- OPM data shows there's been a sharp drop in the number of federal employees under the age of 30 over the last few years. As of last year, those younger workers made up just 8 percent of the workforce. Jeff Neal is senior vice president of ICF International and former chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security. He explained the numbers behind the issue on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Jeff Neal , hiring , ICF International , management

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 04:49pm EDT
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Senator wants next OMB director to be familiar with federal workforce

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), the chairman of a key congressional panel with oversight of the federal workforce says he wants President Barack Obama's pick for White House budget director to "possess a background in federal workforce and governmental oversight issues." Earlier this month, Obama nominated the current director of the Office of Management and Budget, Sylvia Burwell, to take over for Kathleen Sebelius as the head of the Health and Human Services Department.

Tags: Jon Tester , OMB , Sylvia Burwell , Congress , Senate , Jack Moore

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 04:16pm EDT

GOP sequestration plan calls for reducing federal workforce

Republicans on the House and Senate Armed Services Committees have proposed an alternative to the automatic budget cuts set to go into effect next month that includes reducing the size of the federal workforce by 10 percent through attrition.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , sequestration , Jack Moore , Buck McKeon , Kelly Ayotte , attrition ,

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 04:40pm EST
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Federal government employing more minorities than ever

OPM's annual workplace report showed growth in minority employment, but also found less Hispanics working in the federal government than the private-sector.

Tags: minorities , hiring , employment , civilian workforce , John Berry , OPM , FEORP , Keith BieryGolick

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 03:01pm EDT

Number of DHS contractors 'unacceptable'

Sens. Lieberman and Collins want more information on how many contractors DHS has and what type of work they are doing. Agency has asked its components to reevaluate their human capital plans to ensure they have the right mix.

Tags: P&B , contracting , Janet Napolitano , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Richard Spires , Elaine Duke , Clair McCaskill , DHS , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , contractor workforce

Wednesday - 02/24/2010, 07:08am EST

Technology, workforce advances key for OMB

OMB Director Orszag says the administration considered not requesting a raise for feds in 2011. But he says several reasons, including focusing on the workforce, swayed the decision. Orszag calls the workforce and technology key to transforming the government.

Tags: management , technology , pay & benefits , Peter Orszag , John Berry , OMB , OPM , Alan Balutis , cisco , IT systems , pay raise

Wednesday - 03/10/2010, 07:19am EST
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Federal workforce issues 2009: what's worked and what hasn't

A look back on the year for the federal workforce

Tags: P&B , year ender , John Palguta , Partnership for Public Service

Tuesday - 12/22/2009, 10:40am EST
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