Violance against federal employees who work in national parks and wildlife refuges rose dramatically in 2012 over 2011 levels, a statement by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says.
Despite a hiring freeze, the Army can backfill positions for employees who want to apply for the Senior Enterprise Talent Management program, Senior Service Colleges or the Defense Senior Leader...
The Drug Enforcement Administration must identify barriers to female agents moving up in the agency and lay out plans to eliminate them, an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decision (.pdf) says in a decision for a class action complaint filed in 1993.
The federal workforce dropped in May by 14,000 employees and over the last three months, the number of federal workers fell by 45,000, a June 7 Bureau of Labor Statistics report says.
The administration's plan to reorganize science, technology, engineering and math education programs--cutting the number of programs from 226 to 110 while increasing funding by 6 percent in fiscal 2014--came under scrutiny Tuesday during a hearing before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
The Office of Personnel Management will propose a rule that would allow federal workers to work part time while collecting prorated pension payments. Partially retired employees would be required to work 20 hours per week and would receive half of the normal pay and half their normal retirement, the proposal says.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration cancelled its plans to furlough employees, NOAA spokesperson Ciaran Clayton confirmed June 3. NOAA had originally planned to furlough 12,000...
The Defense Department should adjust its policies to determine the appropriate mix of military, civilian and contractor personnel based on critical functions, and explain in the meantime how it projects contractor numbers when budgeting, the General Accounting Office says in a new report .
The Government Accountability Office says a haphazard Defense Department review of nearly $200 billion of annual contracted services makes it impossible to determine whether corrective actions were taken in cases where contractors were doing work government employees should be performing.
The House Appropriations Committee approved a measure that will shift funds within in the Agriculture Department's rural development division to avoid furloughing 4,800 employees due to sequestration cuts, House Appropriations Committee Director of Communication Jennifer Hing said in an e-mail.