OPM Tells Agencies to Stop Working Collaboratively with Unions

Guidance for implementing President Trump’s executive order disbanding labor-management councils goes much further than a similar move made by President George W. Bush.

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Everything You Never Thought to Ask About Astronaut Food arrow“Burping in microgravity is probably not something you want to do a lot of.”

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There’s a Trick To Improving Your Mood—But You Probably Don’t Want To Do It arrowIt’s nearly impossible to control your thoughts and feelings, ...

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Senator Intervenes to Back Intel Community Whistleblower Ombudsman arrowFollowing a disciplinary hearing, Dan Meyer risks termination for ...

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Election Cyber Coordinating Council to be Finalized Next Year arrowState and federal officials met with election industry leaders to launch ...

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Three Things the U.S. Military Needs to Fight in Europe arrowOne year into rotational deployments on the continent, here’s what the Army and ...

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ICE Detainees Face Inhumane Conditions, IG Finds arrowIllegal strip searches, rotten food and a lack of toilet paper number among the improper ...

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Security Clearance Backlog Has Been a Decade in the Making arrowThere’s no shortage of recommendations for addressing the problems.

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Bloomberg Blasts GOP Tax Bill arrowAmong the criticisms the business tycoon and ex NYC mayor lodges against the legislation: Restricting state ...

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5 Tech Issues Congress Wants GAO to Keep an Eye On arrowThe House Oversight and Government Reform Committee provided five new directives to ...

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Women With Postgrad Degrees Are More Likely to Report Experiencing Sex Discrimination at Work arrowThe pattern holds steady for every major ...

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Play of the Day: Trump Cuts Red Tape, Frees 'Our Dreams' arrowThe president used curious language to describe his administration's push to cut ...

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OPM Can Lead the Transformation of Government image description Present circumstances have created a rare opportunity for the Office of Personnel Management. Read more

Women Still Underrepresented in the Highest-Paid Federal Jobs image description The situation has improved over the past decade, but it remains the case that the more a job pays, the more likely it is to be filled by a man. Read more

State of the Unions image description The Trump administration’s anti-labor agenda is breathing new life into federal employee unions. Read more

Deconstructing the Deep State image description Donald Trump isn’t the first president to be deeply skeptical of the institutions and people he now leads. Read more


Building a Brave New World: Interviews with Federal Tech Leaders on the Future of Cybersecurity image description The past several years have seen the federal government redoubling its efforts to protect enterprise data. To explore how organizations are navigating an increasingly complex threat environment, Government Business Council interviewed federal technology leaders on ongoing cybersecurity priorities, pitfalls, and considerations.

Migrating into the Future: Senior Federal Officials on Cloud Technology Challenges image description 'Cloud-first' policies have had a resounding impact throughout government, helping many federal agencies move away from legacy technology. To explore how organizations are driving the push towards a more effective and modernized IT infrastructure, Government Business Council interviewed federal technology leaders on ongoing cloud migration strategies, insights, and lessons learned.

Federal Payments Technology Trends: Digital/Tokenization image description As the payments industry trends toward digital, it is clear that tokenization is here to stay. Here's how tokenization is making transactions more secure.

Federal Payments Technology Trends: Virtual Cards image description Virtual cards — cardless accounts uniquely created to facilitate specific transactions — help organizations make safe, secure and simple payments. Here's how.

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