Only 7 percent of federal workers are under the age of 30 — the lowest figure in nearly a decade.
The “Best Places to Work” rankings for 2014 find federal workers’ morale at its lowest point in 11 years.
The Office of Personnel Management conducted 11 focus groups with job seekers in and out of government
The report comes after federal auditors found thousands of workers were on paid leave for long periods.
House hearing probes alleged fraudulent claims by examiners about hours spent teleworking.
Lawmakers alleged early this year that Todd Zinser protected his top deputies when they were accused of intimidating staffers.
Patent Commissioner Margaret Focarino told lawmakers there is no culture of fraud at the patent office.
The patent commissioner cited a pilot program designed to discourage ‘end-loading’ patent reviews.
“It’s theft,” Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), a former federal prosecutor, told patent commissioner Margaret Focarino at the hearing before two House committees.
Patent commissioner Margaret Focarino defended her agency’s performance chairman of the House Oversight Committee.