The Federal Eye: Federal employees


Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Parties stake out dueling positions on federal workforce issues

Workforce size and the amount employees pay toward retirement benefits will be among the issues the House is set to consider.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:05 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employee retirement, federal employees, federal workforce

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Ryan plan again seeks higher retirement contributions by federal workers

The House budget plan repeats a proposal to increase the amount federal employees pay toward their retirement benefits.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:49 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  attrition, federal employees, federal workforce, FERS, retirement contributions, ryan budget

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Further cost controls sought in federal employee health-care plan

OPM urges companies participating in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to boost their efforts to hold down the cost of prescription drugs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:40 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employee benefits, federal employees, FEHBP, health insurance

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Federal health-insurance program won’t add self-plus-one option until 2016

The FEHB insurance program for federal workers and retirees won’t be able to offer the choice for two years.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  domestic partners, family coverage, federal employees, FEHBP, health insurance, self plus one

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Federal retirements may not come in a wave

Data suggests federal employees who are eligible for retirement don’t always take that option right away.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:31 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal retirement, retirement eligibility, retirement projections

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 02/04/2014

For federal employees, debt ceiling approach follows familiar path

The looming debt-ceiling fight has the feel of deja vu for fiscal crisis-weary feds.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:56 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, federal employees, G fund, government shutdown, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Key federal-employee policies have changed during Obama administration

Key developments for the federal workforce during President Obama’s tenure in the White House.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:18 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Federal benefits, federal employees, federal pay, federal retirement, State of the Union

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Federal workers falling further behind in pay, council finds

Official average pay gap with comparable private sector jobs now exceeds 35 percent.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:22 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, federal salaries, federal salary council, pay gap

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013

’Tis the season to brush up on ethics regulations

The government’s central ethics office recommends that employees read its poetic guide to gift-giving and -getting.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ethical restrictions, ethics, federal employees, gifts

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 11/18/2013

More federal employees tapped retirement savings in shutdown

Drawdown of TSP accounts could impact long-term finances of employees who faced short-term hardships.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:36 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, government shutdown, retirement savings, Thrift Savings Plan, TSP

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Key 2014 financial figures for federal workers looking mixed

Pay raise not yet final, while other numbers to rise, fall, or remain the same.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cola, federal employees, federal pay, federal retirement, FEHBP, public transit subsidy, Thrift Savings Plan, TSP

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Limits on federal employee awards to continue

Federal agencies have been told to continue limiting performance awards and certain other forms of cash incentive payments.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:56 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  awards, bonuses, federal employees, sequester

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Sen. Kelly Ayotte calls for probe into alleged DHS overtime abuses

Senator Kelly Ayotte called Friday for an investigation into overtime abuses by employees of the Department of Homeland Security.

By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux  |  06:12 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 10/17/2013

Budget deal allows for January federal pay raise

Raise of 1 percent would follow freeze on salary rates over 2011-2013.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, pay raise, shutdown

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 10/16/2013

What ending the shutdown means for federal employees

Answers to questions about the impact of restored funding on pay and benefits of federal workers.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:43 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  back pay, benefits, excepted employees, federal employees, furlough, government shutdown

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Furloughed employees typically would return on day after shutdown ends

Furloughed federal employees generally would be expected to report for work on their next regular working day but there could be exceptions.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:40 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, government shutdown, return to work

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Furloughs could shortchange employees of leave benefits

Many federal workers could accrue less leave than usual, at least temporarily.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furlough, government shutdown, leave, pay

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 10/10/2013

No more operating money available through Thrift Savings Plan

As the government bumps up against the debt ceiling, one place it cannot look for more headroom is the federal employee retirement savings program.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:53 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, federal employees, G fund, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Ten tips for surviving the shutdown

Federal workers share their top tips for surviving furlough.

By Ryan Kellett  |  06:34 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Shutdown could improve perception of federal employees

In a weird way, this stupid government shutdown could improve the perception of federal employees, says the Federal Diary column.

By Joe Davidson  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Back pay bill's effect on furlough uncertain

Bill before Congress would provide needed authority for pay, but separate authority for the programs they work in is another matter.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  back pay, federal employees, furlough, government shutdown

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/02/2013

Shutdown stymies federal employee missions

Federal employees have a strong sense of mission. Now in the second day of furlough because the government is shutdown due to a congressional budget impasse, many workers are idle.

By Joe Davidson  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Union calls for fed workers to 'fight back' against shutdown

A labor leader representing federal employees is calling on them to "take to the streets" to protest a partial government shutdown that began Tuesday.

By Joe Davidson  |  07:07 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Ethical limits on federal employees would continue in shutdown

Employees on unpaid leave remain subject to restrictions on outside employment.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:14 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conflict of interest, ethics, federal employees, government shutdown, outside employment

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Shutdown could carry pay risk even for employees kept on the job

Federal workers kept on the job would lose the guarantee of retroactive pay if they missed work during shutdown.

By Eric Yoder  |  08:43 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  excepted employees, federal employees, furloughs, government shutdown, paid leave, sick leave

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Feds will be told who is furloughed and who is not

Federal agencies will begin telling employees on Friday if they will be required to work or be furloughed during the shutdown,

By Joe Davidson  |  11:27 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013

‘Nonessential’ label is upsetting to federal workers

Funding lapse would trigger stigmatizing distinctions among agency employees.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furlough, government shutdown

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Federal worker health program to remain largely stable

Few changes, 4 percent average increase ahead for federal employee health insurance program.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:17 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, FEHBP, health insurance, insurance premiums

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Shutdown threat raises pay, benefits issues for federal employees

Some answers to common questions about the financial impact on the government’s workforce.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:01 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benefits, federal employees, government shutdown, health insurance, pay, retirement

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 09/23/2013

DoD allows leave substitution for excess furlough days

Pentagon allows employees who took off too much unpaid time to substitute paid leave.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:29 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense department, federal employees, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Agencies told to tighten controls on employee charge cards

New policies on misuse of travel and purchase cards must include provisions for firing or other discipline, OMB says.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:09 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charge card, Charge Cards, federal employees, spending abuse, wasteful spending

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Federal agencies urged to allow telework on Wednesday

OPM warns of traffic delays from events related to anniversary of King speech.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:48 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, march on Washington, telework, work schedule

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Federal workers to be surveyed about benefits

Prior polls of the workforce revealed importance of health benefits, retirement programs.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:02 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Federal benefits, federal employees, survey

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Pentagon allows few exceptions to limits on employee awards

Pentagon imposes tight limits on performance payments and other incentives for its civilian workers.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:02 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  awards, defense department, federal employees, sequestration

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Social Security Administration now processing same-sex marriage benefit claims

Social Security program is one of many benefits affected by the Defense of Marriage Act case.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:51 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, same sex marriage, social security administration, Social Security Benefits, survivor benefits

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 08/09/2013

Rise in TSP loans, withdrawals accompanies furloughs

Federal employees have taken increasing numbers of loans and withdrawals from their retirement savings accounts in recent months.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:35 PM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, loans, sequestration, Thrift Savings Plan, withdrawals

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 08/05/2013

DOMA decision triggers federal retirement policy changes

Federal retirees now may provide survivor benefits to same-sex spouses but at a cost.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:36 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense of marriage act, federal employees, federal retirement, survivor benefits

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Senate panel backs 1 percent raise for federal employees

A Senate committee took the first firm step toward paying federal employees a raise in January.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:09 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 raise, federal employees, pay, pay freeze

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013

TSA promises reform after increase of misconduct cases

The House Committee of Homeland Security hosted a hearing prompting the TSA to improve its inconsistent methods of examining allegations of misconduct.

By Ruth Tam  |  11:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal jobs, tsa

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Health-care issue triggers hold on OPM nominee Katherine Archuleta

A GOP senator says he will delay a vote until getting answers about congressional staffers' health coverage under Affordable Care Act.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, congressional staff, federal employees, health insurance, obamacare

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Federal workers asked to submit cost-saving ideas

The White House is seeking cost-saving suggestions from federal employees for inclusion with the next budget proposal.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:41 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees, save award, suggestion program, White House

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Employee groups seek immediate end to DoD furloughs

Employee groups are calling on Congress to stop furloughs of DoD employees now rather than waiting until fall.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense department, federal employees, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Senate, House at odds over IRS funding

A Senate panel would boost funding for the IRS, calling the cut sought by the House counterproductive.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:36 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  appropriations, federal employees, federal pay, irs

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 07/23/2013

Political activities rule changes to be proposed for federal employees

The planned rules would carry out revisions to Hatch Act enacted last year.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:25 AM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, Hatch Act, political activities

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 07/16/2013

What challenges lie ahead for next OPM director?

Issues of budgets, benefits and more pending as Katherine Archuleta gets confirmation hearing.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:02 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  doma, eye opener, federal employees, furloughs, OPM

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Report: Women less empowered in federal jobs

Female federal employees feel less empowered and say they are treated less fairly on the job, according to a new report.

By Joe Davidson  |  11:33 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 07/01/2013

TSP reviewing spousal rights in light of DOMA ruling

The 401(k)-style program for federal employees is one among many potentially affected by the Supreme Court’s decision last week.

By Eric Yoder  |  08:02 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense of marriage act, Federal benefits, federal employees, spouses, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Overhaul of federal blue-collar pay system sought

A House proposal generally would benefit federal blue-collar employees working outside core city areas.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:23 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, federal wage system, locality pay

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Federal employee dental and vision insurance program to expand

More plans will participate in 2014 in a dental and vision insurance program open to federal employees and retirees.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dental insurance, Federal benefits, federal employees, fedvip, vision insurance

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Threats and attacks against public lands employees rise

Increase in danger partly attributed to use of lands for purposes related to illegal drugs.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:28 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  attacks, federal employees, public lands, threats

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Army exempts some training from hiring freeze

Employees who leave their jobs for developmental programs can be rehired.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:56 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, sequestration

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 06/04/2013

'Phased retirement' policy for federal workers unveiled

Retirement-eligible federal workers could switch to a hybrid of work and retirement under proposed rules.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:59 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, phased retirement

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Federal agencies, employees told to prepare for storm season

OPM highlights telework and other special policies for severe weather emergencies.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:55 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disaster preparedness, federal employees, hurricanes, oklahoma tornadoes, storm season

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 06/04/2013

White House again calls for federal employee raise

The Obama administration is urging Congress to back its recommendation to boost salaries by 1 percent.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:21 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, federal raise, federal salaries, pay raise

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Army cautions about outside employment during furloughs

Obtaining or even seeking outside employment while furloughed could trigger ethical considerations, guidance says.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  army civilians, federal employees, furloughs, outside employment

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Federal law prevails in employee life insurance dispute

Beneficiary choices in program for federal employees override state laws that would cause payments to be made differently, Supreme Court rules.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:05 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  beneficiaries, Federal benefits, federal employees, federal life insurance, fegli

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 05/29/2013

EPA cuts projected number of furlough days

After scrubbing budget, environmental agency reduces sequestration-triggered unpaid days off to just below seven.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:06 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  environmental protection agency, epa, federal employees, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/28/2013

House spending bills neutral on 2014 federal pay raise

House bills leave room for what would be first across the board raise since 2010.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, pay freeze, pay raise

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Closer scrutiny of official time sought

A House panel wants annual reports on the time federal employees spend on the clock for union duties.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal unions, official time

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Benefit rules loosened for federal employees in tornado area

Federal employees affected by the Oklahoma tornado are eligible for special considerations in their health insurance and other benefit programs.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Federal benefits, federal employees, office of personnel management, oklahoma tornado

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 05/22/2013

New IRS boss sends message to workers

Danny Werfel tells the rank-and-file that they will quickly determine what went wrong.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  12:14 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, irs

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 05/21/2013

TSP investment fund again to be used for debt ceiling relief

The government once again plans to resort to a financial maneuver involving federal employee retirement savings pending an increase in the national debt limit.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:20 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, federal employees, G fund, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Roth-style investing in TSP continues to grow

After-tax investing style has been available for a year in government's 401(k)-style plan.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, retirement savings, Roth, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 05/13/2013

White House orders look at pay equity inside government

President Obama has ordered a review of whether policies on how salaries are set when federal employees are first hired and when they are promoted are contributing to a gender pay gap.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:18 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, gender equity, pay equity, pay gap

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Federal employees encouraged to participate in prescription drug take-back day

The government is encouraging its employees to participate in an annual collection of expired and unwanted prescription medications.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, prescription drugs, take back day

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Giving to federal charity drive continues to decline

Both the number of donors and the amount contributed to the Combined Federal Campaign decreased again in 2012.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:36 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charity, combined federal campaign, federal employees, office of personnel management

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Exceptions from furloughs proposed

A Senate bill would exempt from furloughs federal employees in public safety-related jobs.

By Eric Yoder  |  05:24 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  essential jobs, federal employees, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Federal employee financial disclosures to remain offline

President Obama has signed into law a bill reversing a requirement enacted in April 2012, but never carried out, that federal agencies post online the financial disclosure forms of some 28,000 of their employees.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:16 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conflicts of interest, federal employees, financial disclosure, stock act

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Bill to prevent online posting of disclosure forms passes Congress

Congress has indefinitely delayed, and effectively repealed, a requirement that financial disclosure forms of senior career federal employees be posted online.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:41 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, financial disclosures, stock act

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 04/12/2013

Congress considers repeal of disclosure form posting requirement

Congress could repeal as early as today a requirement that financial disclosure forms filed by many senior career federal employees be posted online.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:28 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conflicts of interest, ethics, federal employees, financial disclosures, stock act

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Obama proposes 1 percent raise for federal employees

President Obama proposed a 1 percent raise for federal employees in 2014, as part of his budget proposal released Wednesday.

By Joe Davidson  |  02:22 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Ethics office endorses suspending requirement on posting of financial disclosure reports

The Office of Government Ethics agrees with a report finding unnecessary risks in putting federal employee financial forms online.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:07 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, financial disclosure, stock act

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 04/08/2013

Navy furloughs would hit 94 percent of workforce

The Navy will allow only limited exceptions from expected furloughs of civilian employees.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:06 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, Navy, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Overhaul of federal charity drive proposed

The government plans to overhaul its annual internal charity drive, affecting policies ranging from how charities are admitted to the program to how and when employees may make contributions.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:07 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charity drive, combined federal campaign, federal employees, office of personnel management

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/05/2013

OMB clamps down on federal employee awards

The White House has limited the payment of monetary awards and incentives to federal workers.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  employee awards, employee incentives, federal employees, furlough, OMB, sequestration

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2013

More conferences fall victim to tight budgets

Two annual conferences on federal employee benefits have been canceled due to expected low attendance.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benefits conference, federal employee benefits, federal employees, OPM, training

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Federal employees warned to watch out for emoluments

Federal employees can be trapped by a little-known restriction against accepting pay or items of value from foreign nations.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ethics, federal employees, gifts

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 04/01/2013

House budget targets student-loan repayment perk for federal workers

A report on the House-passed budget reveals that the plan seeks to end the student loan reimbursement program for federal workers.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:12 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, House budget, student loans

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Outside-employment restrictions will still apply to furloughed federal workers

Furloughed federal employees will remain subject to restrictions on outside employment and other ethics policies.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:26 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ethics, federal employees, furloughs, outside employment, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 04/01/2013

CBP rethinks furloughs, overtime cuts

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has delayed implementation of plans to furlough its employees and cut their overtime, according to an agency memo to CBP employees.

By Joe Davidson  |  02:59 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees, Federal furloughs, furlough, furloughs

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Air Force sets policy for expected furloughs

Air Force policy on the expected furloughs of civilian employees allows for some discretion over who would be affected, but such exceptions would be rare and would have to be approved at high levels.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:16 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  air force, federal employees, furloughs, overtime, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Drug costs remain a concern in employee health program

The health insurance program covering federal employees in 2014 will continue to emphasize cost controls for prescription drugs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  call letter, federal employees, federal employees health benefits, FEHBP

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/20/2013

House panel moves to fire tax delinquent feds

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved legislation that could result in the firing of some federal employees who owe taxes.

By Joe Davidson  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Federal downsizing can degrade services, workers coalition says

Shrinking the federal workforce does not necessarily save money but it can degrade government services to the public, a report says.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  attrition, federal employees, government reinvention, hiring freeze, sequestration

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Pay raise on way out, furloughs on way in

Congress is poised to close the door on the possibility of a federal employee pay raise while allowing furloughs to proceed.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:49 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furlough, pay raise, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Report cites 'many obstacles' for black federal employees

There are "many obstacles to achieving equality for African Americans in the federal workforce," according to a new study issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

By Joe Davidson  |  10:24 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Senate rejects federal hiring freeze proposal

The Senate on Thursday rejected a proposal to bar the government from filling vacant positions not deemed essential.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal jobs, furloughs, hiring freeze, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Furloughs and federal pay at stake in dueling budget plans

Senate Democrats on Wednesday released a budget plan that does not target federal employee compensation but does seek to replace spending cuts with unpaid furloughs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:36 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees, furloughs, pay freeze, sequestration

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Congress takes up federal employee pay, retirement proposals

Both sides of the Capitol on Wednesday took up budget measures with provisions of direct importance to federal employee pocketbooks.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees, pay freeze, retirement contributions, sequestration

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Ryan budget seeks higher retirement contributions by federal employees

The federal workforce would be reduced by attrition and employees would pay more toward their retirement benefits under the budget plan unveiled Tuesday by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis).

By Eric Yoder  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, hiring freeze, retirement contributions, ryan budget

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Senate measure would keep federal pay rates frozen

Federal employee salary rates would remain frozen through the remainder of 2013, under a budget measure introduced in the Senate late Monday.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, CR, federal employees, federal pay

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 03/11/2013

TSP warns participants against free iPhone app from Apple store

The Thrift Savings Plan has warned its participants against using a free iPhone app being offered through the Apple store.

By Eric Yoder  |  05:37 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, iphone app, Thrift Savings Plan, TSP

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Coburn questions continued hiring with furloughs pending

A key senator is questioning why federal agencies are continuing to hire when existing employees are facing unpaid furloughs.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, hiring, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Army clarifies exceptions to hiring freeze

Job changes by current employees and hiring under placement programs still are allowed in some circumstances.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Army, federal employees, hiring freeze, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Furlough-caused financial problems could affect security clearances

Federal employees should take steps to protect their security clearances if furloughs cause them financial hardship, two defense agencies have said.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, security clearances, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 03/04/2013

State Department's no furloughs for now policy adds a variant on sequester's impact

The State Department has told its employees that it doesn't expect furloughs--at least not yet.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:31 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, sequester, sequestration, state department

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Alternatives to sequester could hit federal employees in other ways

While sequestration threatens widespread furloughs of federal employees, enactment of an alternative could amount to a case of pick your poison.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:00 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, retirement contributions, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Many furlough appeals expected, but odds could be long

Large numbers of furloughed federal employees might appeal but the odds of winning would be against them.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  appeal rights, federal employees, furloughs, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Cantor calls for increasing federal employee retirement contributions

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) on Thursday again called for replacing sequestration with changes including revisions to the federal employee retirement program.

By Eric Yoder  |  05:46 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, retirement contributions, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 02/21/2013

OPM simplifies special hiring authority for disabled applicants

Persons with certain disabilities no longer will have to meet one of the current requirements under a special authority for hiring them into federal jobs.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:02 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disabilities, federal employees, federal hiring, federal jobs, schedule a, targeted disabilties

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 02/19/2013

New Simpson-Bowles plan could revive earlier proposals on fed worker benefits

The new Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction initiative could revive several proposals of the original plan that would have a significant impact on federal employee benefits.

By Eric Yoder  |  05:50 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, FEHBP voucher plan, retirement contributions, simpson-bowles

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Sequester could put employee TSP savings on furlough, too

Federal employees who lose income by being furloughed could end up with smaller retirement savings accounts.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:03 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, sequester, sequestration, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/15/2013

House votes to block federal pay raise

Federal employees would not receive the 0.5 percent pay raise scheduled to be paid in April, under a bill passed by the House Friday that faces iffy prospects in the Senate.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, federal pay freeze, pay raise

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 02/14/2013

A dozen years later, personnel losses are still on GAO's high-risk list

Shortages of employees with certain crucial skills and the pending loss of many experienced workers to retirement remain major management challenges for the government, a report says.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:23 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, High-risk list, human capital, retirement wave

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 02/14/2013

House to vote this week on denying federal employees pay raise

Over the objections of the White House and unions, the House plans to vote on a bill to deny federal employees a 0.5 percent pay raise.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:54 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, pay raise, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 02/13/2013

New warnings sounded on sequestration's impact

The automatic budget cutting set for March 1 would hamper the government's ability to protect the public in a range of areas, according to several warnings that were sounded Wednesday.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:53 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  department of homeland security, federal employees, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Employee groups urge House to allow federal pay raises

A coalition of unions and other organizations representing federal employees is asking Congress to allow a 0.5 percent federal employee raise set for April to take effect.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:41 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, pay freeze, pay raise

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 02/11/2013

New policies ordered on federal workplace violence

Federal agencies have been told to produce within four months more comprehensive policies for addressing domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in their workplaces.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:22 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  domestic violence, federal employees, workplace violence

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 02/07/2013

On furloughs, the details are negotiable

Details of furloughs for federal employees would be subject to bargaining with unions, and one leading union is preparing to do just that.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:43 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Another look at what Simpson-Bowles would mean for federal workers

A proposal up for a House vote could set the stage for using the Simpson-Bowles Commission's budget-balancing recommendations.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:15 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, sequester, simpson-bowles

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Army hiring freeze has few soft spots

The Army's general freeze on civilian hiring leaves no exceptions even for wounded veterans.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Army, federal employees, hiring freeze

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 01/28/2013

White House: Automatic cuts 'not supported by virtually anyone in Washington'

White House press secretary reiterates that automatic spending cuts known as a sequester were never designed to take effect.

By Lisa Rein  |  05:36 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense budget, defense contractors, federal budget, federal emloyees, federal employees, fiscal cliff, Government Efficiency, sequestration

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Few Army employees would escape furloughs

The Army is allowing only limited exceptions to its hiring freeze now underway, while few current employees would escape unpaid furloughs if sequestration hits.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:26 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Army, federal employees, furloughs, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 01/23/2013

10 questions and answers on budgetary threats to federal employees

How the triple threats of the debt limit, sequestration and a government shutdown could affect federal employees.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:55 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, federal employees, furloughs, government shutdown, sequestration

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 01/16/2013

House rejects agency spending cut proposal

The House in approving a Hurricane Sandy relief package Tuesday defeated a proposal to offset some of the cost by imposing across-the-board cuts in many federal programs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:12 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, hurricane sandy, sequestration

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Thrift Savings Plan used for debt ceiling relief

The Treasury Department on Tuesday used a financial maneuver involving the Thrift Savings Plan to free up money to keep the government operating pending an increase in the federal debt ceiling.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:39 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, disinvestment, federal employees, G fund, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 01/15/2013

For Sandy relief, House to consider further cuts in agency spending

The House could vote as soon as today to cut spending in many federal programs by nearly 2 percent as a way of paying for Hurricane Sandy disaster relief.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:42 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disaster relief, federal employees, hurricane sandy, sequestration

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 01/10/2013

TSP to consider account conversion option

The Thrift Savings Plan may allow investors to convert to Roth treatment money that was invested on a pre-tax basis.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:43 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, fiscal cliff, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 01/09/2013

TSP polls participants on favorite services

The Thrift Savings Plan is asking participants about the financial services they value the most and how it can help them feel more confident about their retirement income.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:27 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, Thrift Savings Plan

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Ethics restrictions for federal workers apply to inaugural activities

Federal employees generally may participate in the upcoming Inaugural activities but they should be careful not to violate certain ethical restrictions, the guidance says.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:27 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal ethics policies, Hatch Act, Inauguration, office of government ethics

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Conferees accept DoD job cut plan

Civilian federal employment at the Defense Department would be cut along with the planned reductions in military personnel in coming years under a House-Senate agreement announced Tuesday evening.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:04 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civilian defense jobs, defense budget, defense contractors, defense department jobs, federal employees

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Local House members oppose potential DoD job cuts

Washington-area members of the House will ask their colleagues to reject a Senate plan that could result in about a 5 percent loss of Defense Department civilian positions, along with a similar cut in contractor jobs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:59 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civilian defense jobs, defense budget, defense contractors, defense department, federal employees, federal jobs

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 12/05/2012

House backs another delay in online posting of financial disclosures

FEDERAL EYE | The House wants to delay a requirement that financial disclosure forms be posted online.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:54 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, financial disclosures, stock act

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Benefits expansion for domestic partners would have small impact on costs, CBO says

Extending federal employee health insurance and retirement survivor benefits to same-sex domestic partners would have a relatively small impact on the number of people covered and the cost of those programs, according to an analysis done for Congress.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:50 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  domestic partners, federal employees, federal employment benefits, federal health insurance, federal retirement

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Sandy triggers new policies on health insurance, leave-sharing

The government is continuing to expand benefits policies in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, clearing the way for certain emergency relief employees to be eligible for federal health insurance coverage and soliciting donations of leave for affected federal workers.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:54 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  emergency workers, federal employees, health insurance coverage, hurricane sandy, leave sharing

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Employee groups happy but say threat of cuts remains

Several organizations representing federal employees say they consider Tuesdays election results to be a rejection of budgetary proposals targeting federal jobs, pay and benefits, but they also say that such threats continue.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:24 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election, federal employees, federal pay raise, sequester

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Patent Office cites benefits of telework during storm closing

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, one of the most avid users of telework among federal agencies, says its productivity largely held up when federal agencies in the Washington area were closed for two days last week due to Hurricane Sandy.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:33 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, government closings, hurricane sandy, patent and trademark office, telework

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Federal workplace collections for Hurricane Sandy victims allowed

Federal agencies have been told they may solicit contributions from federal workers for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:49 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  combined federal campaign, disaster relief, federal employees, hurricane sandy

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Increasing required contributions would squeeze some feds | #FedBuzz

We asked if raising the required retirement contributions for federal workers would mean they would cut back on voluntary saving in their Thrift Savings Plans.

By Natalie Jennings  |  10:37 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal buzz, federal employees

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Roth TSP investing now available, for some

The long-awaited Roth feature of the Thrift Savings Plan launches today, although in practice most TSP investors will have to wait still longer.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Thrift Savings Plan, Federal Employees

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 03/29/2012

House backs federal job cuts, extended pay freeze

The House has endorsed several provisions targeting federal employee pay, retirement benefits and job levels.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:43 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Federal workers: How would 10 percent staff reduction affect you?

A measure approved by the House Budget Committee would reduce the federal workforce by 10 percent by 2015. What would such a reduction mean for your agency?

By Natalie Jennings  |  05:09 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal budget

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Low morale at Homeland Security is focus of congressional hearing

Morale at the Department of Homeland Security is so low that it was the subject of a congressional hearing today.

By Joe Davidson  |  02:16 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Federal employees

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Summit examines diversity in federal workplace

The National Coalition for Equity in Public Service will hold a federal diversity summit next month.

By Joe Davidson  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Federal Employees