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Help for homeless vets

Randy Brown, director of Communications for the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, will talk about the programs and services provided by his organization to help homeless veterans.
March 20, 2015

Tags: Randy Brown , National Coalition for Homeless Veterans , veterans , veterans care , veterans homelessness , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 03/20/2015, 08:18pm EDT
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GAO's report on federal employee performance

Jenny Mattingley hosts a roundtable discussion of the recently released Government Accountability Report on federal employee performance.
March 20, 2015

Tags: GAO , employee performance appraisals , probationary period , Robert Goldenkoff , Jeff Neal , ICF International , Henry Romero , Federal Management Partners , Jenny Mattingley , Shaw Bransford and Roth , Long term care insurance program , Long Term Care Partners , Fed Talk

Friday - 03/20/2015, 07:37pm EDT
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White House launches 'employee of the month'-type awards for customer-focused feds

Beginning next month, agencies can begin honoring certain front-line employees through the administration's new Federal Customer Service Awards Program.

Tags: Customer service , OMB , management , Federal Customer Service Awards Program , Emily Kopp , Beth Cobert

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 11:02pm EDT

24 feds get to work with Obama on fixing the SES

The White House has named two dozen federal employees to a group that will advise the president on possible changes to the Senior Executive Service. Obama joined the group at its meeting Thursday.

Tags: SES , Fixing the SES , White House Advisory Group on the Senior Executive Service , Senior Executive Service , management , Emily Kopp , Katherine Archuleta , Beth Cobert , exclusive

Friday - 03/20/2015, 09:15am EDT

Air Force: Tech changes 'more rapidly in the defense space'

Dr. Mica Endsley, chief scientist of the Air Force, works to combat cyber concerns. "I would prioritize defense of our computer systems to be probably among the highest priorities that we have today," she tells Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month radio show.

Tags: Agency of the Month , Air Force , DoD , Mica Endsley , science , technology , recruiting , cybersecurity , Air Force Scientific Advisory Board , Jason Fornicola ,

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 03:56pm EDT

Bill would mean 5 years without a bonus for delinquent feds

Three senators introduced a bill targeting federal employees who have engaged in misconduct, are not in good standing with their agency or have violated the law.

Tags: Congress , Senate , Kelly Ayotte , Claire McCaskill , Deb Fischer , management

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:26pm EDT

Rep. Chaffetz to try again to fire tax delinquent feds

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is expected to reintroduce a bill to make it easier for agencies to fire or not hire people with "serious" tax debt. But some lawmakers say the process the IRS uses may be a better option than legislation.

Tags: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Jason Chaffetz , IRS , Mick Mulvaney , Maureen Gilman , NTEU , pay and benefits , Tax delinquency , Pat Roberts , David Rouzer , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 07:26am EDT

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

The IRS has stretched its budget enough to render furloughs unnecessary. That's according to Commissioner John Koskinen. He tells members of the House Appropriations Committee, the agency has made other tough choices, including freezing all hiring and overtime. Now he's asking Congress for a big boost next year. How'd that go over? Reporter Emily Kopp joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more.

Tags: Emily Kopp , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , IRS , John Koskinen , furloughs ,

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 09:17am EDT
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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 , Tom Perez , overtime , pay and benefits ,

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

David Dye, Federal Human Capital Group, Deloitte

If you believe the surveys, employee engagement has been declining across the federal government for years. A recent Presidential Personnel memo makes the Senior Executive Service accountable for several agencies' employee engagement through the SES performance management system. So how do you go about increasing engagement? David Dye, a director in Deloitte's Federal Human Capital Group, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to offer some answers.

Tags: David Dye , Deloitte , SES , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , management

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 10:36am EDT
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