OPM finalizes removal of several Trump-era federal workforce policies
New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management will officially repeal several workforce policies that the Trump administration finalized in 2020.
The Space Hour is back with four new episodes. Host Eric White speaks to the co-leader of the University of Arizona's Space Domain Awareness Lab, a NASA flight director and a scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center studying fruit flies, of all things.
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks says DoD is building up a “first of its kind” prevention workforce that will address a range of “stress and harm behaviors,” and will eventually reach an end strength of 2,000 personnel.
Congress has been on a spending spree for three years: appropriations, the American Rescue Plan, the CHIPS Act, the infrastructure bill, the inflation bill. It all means federal agencies have to hire somewhere between 80,000 and 100,000 people.
Two former U.S. Patent and Trademark Office directors — one from the Obama administration and one from the Trump administration — recently formed a coalition. Its aim is to protect U.S. intellectual property, particularly from theft by China.