Federal employees will soon see the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey dropping it their inboxes. The annual survey is meant to measure the job satisfaction of federal employees.
The Veterans Affairs Department is reinstating an 11-member Special Medical Advisory Group composed of leading medical experts to assist the VA in figuring out the best way to delivering healthcare to the 9 million veterans enrolled in the VA health system, says an April 24 VA statement.
The Internal Revenue Service has been calling for a stop to agency budget cuts that they say have caused poor customers service, but House Republicans came out Wednesday to counter that claim.
The head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee introduced a bill today that would give the Veterans Affairs Department secretary more authority to fire "corrupt or incompetent employees," says an emailed April 23 statement from the committee.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs needs to address systemic management problems to improve schools under the bureau's purveyance, says and April 22 Government Accountability Office report based on testimony to the House Education and Workforce subcommittee on early childhood, elementary and secondary education.
The Census Bureau could save billions of dollars if it put into effect Government Accountability Office recommendations to streamline the census taking process for 2020, says an April 20 GAO report that was part of testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
"The status quo of unstable, unpredictable funding for the National Airspace System has led to serious problems at the FAA," said National Air Traffic Controllers Association President Paul Rinaldi.
The General Services Administration has initiated a number of programs over the last several years to make the federal vehicle fleet more energy efficient, and the agency says the initiatives are working.
The majority of the nation's federally funded research and development centers reported spending less on R&D in fiscal 2013 than they had the previous year, according to a National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics report.
Last week, the Departments of Labor and Education published draft rules that the Office of Management and Budget says will for the first time require data to be available to public workers on different training programs, says an April 21 OMB blog post.
Advertising mail delivered right to a recipient's door generates higher "read and response" rates than advertising mail delivered in other ways, says an April 20 Postal Service Inspector General report.
The services are responsible for fourt-fifths of the Defense Department's $98 billion in secondary item excess inventory, which includes spare parts that can be repaired and reused and other supplies needed to maintain military equipment.
The General Services Administration is seeking proposals for its third iteration of the GSA Leasing Support Services contract that is meant to provide the GSA's contracting officers with support for brokering and leasing property.
New DoD acquisition rules skipped public comment period, but still followed proper procedures, say auditors
The Defense Department issued 49 new acquisition rules between fiscal 2010 and 2014 that didn't include any public comment period. The department said "urgent and compelling" circumstances forced the agency to move quickly on a rule in order to make a procurement, says an April 17 Government Accountability Office report.
The Office of Personnel Management could make results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey more useful if the agency tracked how individual feds felt about their work at agencies over time, says a recently released study published in March in the journal Public Administration Review.
The Office of Governmentwide Ethics laid how federal employees should be using social media in their personal lives in a new memo released April 9.
The Senior Executives Association has taken issue with a House bill that would make it easier to fire senior executives at the Veterans's Affairs Department.
The Office of Personnel Management is helping federal employees hash out vacation time and sick leave with a new guide on how to manage time off.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board launched a new financial literacy effort in April to help federal workers better understand their contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan.
VA depsec: 'Least worst alternative' for Denver construction fiasco is to pull from funds intended to lessen hospital wait times
The head of the Veterans Affairs Department wants to use funds allocated to help lessen hospital wait times for veterans to finish a medical center building project in Denver that is already $1 billion over budget.