“What we’re looking for is: Are civil servants being bullied or intimidated?” said Ben Berwick, a former Justice Department lawyer.

  • Apr 27, 2017

Frustrated secretaries are said to be pressing the White House to move faster to fill vacancies in their departments.

  • Apr 25, 2017

Johnny DeStefano worked his way up the Republican leadership ladder to the Trump White House.

  • Apr 19, 2017

Federal agencies can proceed with buyouts and stop filling jobs, but Congress could make it hard for the Trump administration to make widespread, longer-term staff cuts.

  • Apr 13, 2017

OBM chief: Departments also must put together long-term blueprints by October 2018.

  • Apr 11, 2017

Some fear the office will promote privatization or even spur cronyism.

  • Mar 27, 2017

With a new program called “Doggy Days at Interior,” Secretary Ryan Zinke’s agency will join a growing group of pet-friendly workplaces.

  • Mar 23, 2017

The president’s budget would slash federal spending that could lead to layoffs, but the administration will propose a 1.9 percent boost for civilian workers.

  • Mar 20, 2017

Unusual network of influential advisers is tasked with monitoring the secretaries’ loyalties, officials said.

  • Mar 19, 2017

“I would expect that there would have to be reductions in forces at various agencies,” Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said at a briefing Wednesday in advance of the budget’s release.

  • Mar 16, 2017
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