Workforce

Interior Official: Land Bureau Relocations Are Not Intended to 'Drain the Swamp'

Department would like to retain all employees and has instituted a hiring freeze to ensure positions are available for those who don't want to move, official says.

Agencies Kick Off Annual Giving Drive for Federal Workers, Hoping to Reverse Years of Decline

A series of internal and external factors has driven the Combined Federal Campaign to the brink of irrelevance.

Agencies Offer Accommodations for Feds Affected by Hurricane Dorian

The Office of Personnel Management reminds agencies of options for federal employees in Dorian’s path.

Union Lawsuit Accuses Administration of Violating Injunction against Workforce Orders

A New York local argues that by implementing provisions of Trump’s workforce executive orders through collective bargaining, agencies violated a U.S. District Court injunction.

Tensions Rise Over Interior Department Relocations

Trump administration officials get personal with lawmakers objecting to the planned moves.

Union Files Grievance After VA Bans Employees From Smoking at Work

VA says new policy will improve care for veterans, but employees say it violates their contract.

Your Brain Doesn’t Recharge If You Use Your Phone On Break

Participants who took phone breaks experienced the highest levels of mental depletion.

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'Dirtbag,' 'Savages,' 'Subhuman': A Border Agent’s Hateful Career and the Crime That Finally Ended It

Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen had been investigated for years before he used his 4,000-pound truck to assault a fleeing migrant.

Passport Processing at State Slows as Staffing Levels Fall

Beleaguered workers with fewer resources are struggling to keep pace with a record number of passport applications.

State's Hiring Freeze Crushed Morale and Impaired Key Trump Priorities, IG Says

The department is still reeling from the hiring pause and civil service staffing is still falling.

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok’s Lawsuit Highlights a Gray Area in the Hatch Act

The act does not address the use of  government cell phones to send political text messages. 

Lawmakers Accuse Trump Administration of Circumventing Congress on Weather Service Staffing

Employees say they are working more overtime on account of vacancies than they are allowed to get paid for.

Mulvaney: Relocating Offices is a 'Wonderful Way' to Shed Federal Employees

White House chief of staff shares the administration's real objective in moving agencies outside of Washington.

Lawmakers Look to Virtual Reality for Training Feds

"It's not just a video game," says spokeswoman for New York Democrat who wrote bill creating advisory committee.