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Proposed 2% federal pay raise gets support in 2025 defense authorization bill

The Senate committee’s version of the 2025 NDAA, advanced last week, supported a 2% federal pay raise for civilian feds and a 4.5% raise for military members.

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Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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OPM, skills, federal HR employees

Early-career federal job openings seeing ‘renewed and increased’ interest, OPM’s Shriver says

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Editor's Pick

Whine, cheese make the return-to-office debate pungent

Brian Elliott, executive advisor around the future of work, said all organizations have to accept that how you measure employee performance has changed.

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Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Join us on June 25 and 26 to explore civilian agency progress in using the cloud to improve digital services and federal missions. Register today!

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkReturn-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

Return-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

With the federal return-to-office conversation always in flux, Federal News Network wants to keep you up-to-date on what it all means for federal employees.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Energy working with renewables industry, cloud providers on cyber requirements

CESER’s work with cloud service providers comes amid growing threats to critical infrastructure, as well as questions about cloud security responsibilities.

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IRS Free Filing

IRS adds another state to Direct File, as House Republicans seek to defund it

About 580,000 Oregon residents will be eligible to use the IRS’ Direct File platform next filing season, as long as the program remains funded.

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IRS Document Upload Tool, IRS Tax Season Stats

IRS hit a ‘big milestone’ to wean itself off paper. What comes next?

A backlog of paper-based tax returns and correspondence hobbled the IRS at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How generative AI is cutting down ‘busy work’ and speeding up processing to combat FWA

Optum Serve’s Amanda Warfield tells Federal News Network how agencies are tapping into generative AI to make federal employees even more productive.

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Military transition programs focus on education rather than employment

Oversight of all federally-funded transition programs is “weak and fragmented,” and there is little evidence that transition employment programs are effective.

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TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority

How one agency deals with digitizing its rich trove of cultural heritage records

The Tennessee Valley Authority has changed a big part of the American landscape; and has a large cache of what are known as cultural heritage documents.

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Individual desks that can be moved to create collaboration spaces in GSA’s new Workplace Innovation Lab at the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy GSA)

GSA gets a refreshed set of recommendations for dealing with real property

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently reiterated a list of recommendations to the General Services Agency (GSA) on managing federal real property.

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Climate Coal Conundrum

Federal effort that reduced coal mining dangers

Few occupations match the many dangers of coal mining. Even to this day, miners experience the dangers of mine collapses.

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Defense News

Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

How the Navy plans to modernize its one-and-only arsenal

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US Mideast Tensions

Navy project brings promise of cloud to the middle of the ocean

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Pay & Benefits

Pay

Proposed 2% federal pay raise gets support in 2025 defense authorization bill

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IVF, Invitro fertilization

Senate GOP blocks bill to expand IVF access as advocates call for better FEHB coverage

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Technology

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Robust data management is key to harnessing the power of emerging technologies

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Workforce

Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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