Joe Davidson
Federal Diary
Joe Davidson | Columnist
Legislation would cut some payments provided through FECA for staffers injured on the job.
Retired fed celebrates 35 years with transplanted kidney; health insurance helped
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2014; 7:48 PM)
Charities hit OPM’s federal workplace giving rules, but welcome invitation to discuss them
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2014; 10:25 PM)
Report shows shrinking pay gap for federal employees, but few women are in top jobs
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2014; 8:12 PM)
House approves budget that would save money by taking from federal workers
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2014; 7:39 PM)
Obama’s actions on equal pay are good, but not enough
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2014; 8:58 PM)
Federal employees losing Rep. Moran, a strong supporter who is ‘very frustrated’
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2014; 5:20 PM)
Report on civil service reform includes controversial recommendations
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2014; 8:00 PM)
GOP budget would amount to pay cut for federal employees
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2014; 6:43 PM)
Democrats ask GAO to study ‘root causes’ of federal employees’ low morale
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2014; 6:04 PM)
House panel seeks ways to protect federal airport security officers and flying public
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2014; 7:46 PM)
More frequent automated security clearance checks likely in Defense and other agencies
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2014; 7:05 PM)
Too many people with security clearances, but cuts could help some feds, hurt others
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2014; 8:14 PM)
OPM unveils IT plan to improve federal retirement operations and recruitment
(The Washington Post, March 11, 2014; 6:41 PM)
Administration hails federal workers but says government’s role as employer has been hurt
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2014; 9:00 AM)
Cummings: Raucous House hearing reflects ‘negativity’ toward federal employees
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2014; 8:53 PM)
Obama’s plan for a 1 percent federal pay hike can survive even if his budget doesn’t
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2014; 6:58 PM)
Hard-hit federal training gets attention in Obama’s 2015 budget proposal
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2014; 6:57 PM)
Call for greater federal pay is exercise in hope, not optimism
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2014; 7:10 PM)
Unions seek federal pay raise at least three times greater than Obama’s proposal
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2014; 8:31 PM)
Labor unions disappointed at 1 percent pay raise Obama to propose for federal workers
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2014; 6:57 PM)
Federal workers hope for relief in Obama’s 2015 budget
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2014; 5:36 PM)
Rubio, Miller would take away employee rights in name of serving veterans
(The Washington Post, February 20, 2014; 6:50 PM)
Agency tries to improve its low employee morale
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2014; 7:54 PM)
Congress focusing on significant changes to federal security-clearance process
(The Washington Post, February 16, 2014; 4:54 PM)
White House: Federal agencies make ‘significant progress’ in performance goals
(The Washington Post, February 13, 2014; 7:23 PM)
Congress members and union rally in support of federal workers
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2014; 8:27 PM)
Federal unions hope to reenergize as largest one meets with key congressional leaders
(The Washington Post, February 9, 2014; 5:58 PM)
As new rules on federal giving show, public’s reaction to plans don’t always yield changes
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2014; 10:45 PM)
Tester combines rural sensitivities with support for federal employees
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2014; 7:45 PM)
Federal unions want Obama to use his executive power to act on their wish list
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2014; 8:24 PM)
DHS suspends overtime program under fire for millions in improper payments annually
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2014; 6:47 PM)
Feds have high hopes, low expectations for Obama’s State of the Union address
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2014; 8:27 PM)
Federal senior executives growing weary and risk averse, says employee association
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2014; 8:28 PM)
Could better whistleblower protections prevent another Snowden from happening?
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2014; 9:03 PM)
Top contractor official leaves as contracting out falls and contracting officers increase
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2014; 10:19 PM)
Staples’ selling postal products without USPS workers stirs fears of privatization
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2014; 8:59 PM)
OMB official touts cuts in federal employee travel, while defending its importance
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2014; 9:45 PM)
Blue-collar workers still seeking pay raise
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2014; 8:40 PM)
Low morale of federal employees is putting a crimp in charitable giving
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2014; 8:46 PM)
Hoyer expects, but can’t promise, no federal employee furloughs in 2014
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2014; 7:36 PM)
For federal employees, 2014 won’t be as bad as 2013, but morale problems linger
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2014; 5:44 PM)
Should federal employees be screened when entering federal buildings?
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2013; 8:06 AM)
Budget deal brings some stability to federal workforce
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2013; 8:24 PM)
Two Commerce agencies: One at the top, one at the bottom on ‘Best Places’ list
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2013; 12:01 AM)
DHS has many unfilled jobs and poor morale
(The Washington Post, December 16, 2013; 7:38 PM)
Unpleasant lessons from case of former U.S. Park Police chief
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2013; 8:04 PM)
Federal workers could pay more for retirement benefits
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2013; 8:22 PM)
U.S. government now can pay individual contractors almost $1 million annually
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2013; 9:29 PM)
Federal employee retirement could be affected as rivals prepare for the battle of the budget
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2013; 10:53 PM)
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