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2013 Trends in law enforcement

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Chairman and CEO Craig Floyd, and Jon Adler with the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, will discuss the 2013 Preliminary end of the year fatality report.
January 10, 2014

Tags: Craig Floyd , National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund , Jon Adler , Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association , 2013 preliminary end of the year fatality report , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford & Roth

Friday - 01/10/2014, 09:33pm EST

Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
January 10, 2014

Tags: hiring , veterans employment , Department of Veterans Affairs , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/10/2014, 09:29pm EST

Uncle Sam's less-fat, more-muscle plan...

Want to lose weight, pack on muscle and become more tech savvy? Uncle Sam has this magic plan in the works, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. When approved, it will benefit young and old alike.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , retirement , phased retirement , OPM

Friday - 01/10/2014, 02:00am EST

National Guard worried about growing risk of attrition

Amid debates about the proper size of the active military versus the reserve component, the National Guard's chief warned his force will lose its best talent if it's not given opportunities to engage in the guard's federal mission.

Tags: DoD , National Guard , sequestration , Frank Grass , force readiness , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/10/2014, 03:37am EST

Should we replace the General Schedule?

The General Schedule worked well when half of Federal employees were GS-5 and below and most of the rest of the workforce was spread out over the remaining grades. Today, 7.4 percent of the Federal workforce is GS-5 and below.

Tags: Jeff Neal , commentary , general schedule , pay ,

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 12:45pm EST

Officials cite progress in labor-management forums

Federal-employee unions say they're having more of a voice in the agency decisionmaking process, thanks to a four-year-old directive from President Barack Obama calling for greater collaboration between labor groups and agency leadership. Despite a slow start last year, the creation of partnerships between federal-employee unions and agency leadership known as labor-management forums ramped up throughout the course of 2013, according to Bill Dougan, president of the National Federation of Federal Employees.

Tags: management , labor-management forums , National Council on Federal Labord-Management Relations , Tim Curry , Bill Dougan , NFFE , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 05:29pm EST

How cold was it? It was so cold that...

It's been so cold this week that Washington, D.C. has -- temporarily -- lost its title as Wimp City USA. Places like Chicago, Minneapolis and Boston, tough towns, also surrendered to the frigid arctic weather blast, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So how cold was it?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report ,

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 02:00am EST

AFGE fights for safety improvements at Selfridge ANG Base - January 10, 2014

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" DoD Local 2077 President Jon Suminski details OSHA violations at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan while Witold Skwierczynski, president of AFGE's National Council of Social Security Administration Field Operations Locals, discusses service reductions and field office closures at SSA. Economic Policy Institute Research and Policy Director Josh Bivens also appears.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , Witold Skwierczynski , Jon Suminski , Josh Bivens

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 03:28pm EST

Army readiness problems will persist through 2020

Army's top uniformed official said the Ryan-Murray budget agreement is a partial remedy to the difficulties the Army has had in training and equipping its troops. But undoing the damage of sequestration will take at least another six years.

Tags: management , DoD , Army , Ray Odierno , National Press Club , sequestration , budget , Congress , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 04:11am EST

2014: The year you get that promotion?

Is 2014 shaping up to be the year you get your first promotion in a long time? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you should check out what could be a retirement surge in February.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , retirement , retirement tsunami

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 02:00am EST
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