Hiring With Temporary Cash Infusions Won't Force Future Layoffs, Agency Leaders Say

As agencies look to grow their workforces, House Republicans warn they will not be able to support the increased staffing levels in the future.

Not Even the Best Places to Work in Government Were Immune to Federal Employee Morale Decline Last Year

The Partnership for Public Service on Wednesday released the first batch of rankings from its annual analysis of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Improved Fertility Coverage from FEHB Plans Is Coming

Kevin Moss joins the podcast to discuss what's in the recent Office of Personnel Management annual carrier call letter.

The Federal Government Paid Out Nearly $70 Million From Discrimination Cases in 2020

A majority of the 14,000 cases filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by federal workers alleged retaliation.

Flight Delays Will Spike This Summer Due to FAA Staffing Shortages, the Agency Warns

Union leader says the FAA is taking some positive steps to address the crisis, but a solution is years away.

Should Feds Be Afraid of a Second Trump Term?

Stuart Shapiro joins the podcast to discuss the effects of the former president's attacks on the civil service.

'Work From Anywhere' Works for Workers

GovExec Daily discusses how telework has changed – and benefitted employees – since early 2020.

Trump Vows to ‘Shatter the Deep State,’ Revive Schedule F and Move More Agencies Out of DC

The former president also said that if reelected in 2024, he will crack down on whistleblowers.

VA Is Hiring at a Record Rate. Employees Say It's Still Not Enough.

Nearly every VA employee thinks its facility is understaffed, according to a new survey, despite the department's unprecedented hiring spree.

Public Sector Work Equals High Job Satisfaction

A new workforce survey reveals what employees love about the public sector, and what’s driving them away.

Federal Employee Union Membership is Up 20%

Since implementation of a number of pro-labor policies a year ago, federal employee unions gained 80,000 new dues-paying members.

State to End Severe Restrictions on Disabled Individuals Entering Foreign Service

The department will pay out $37.5 million as part of a settlement that will make it easier for people with disabilities to serve in the government's diplomatic corps abroad.

VA Claims Progress in Union Talks. The Union Begs to Differ.

AFGE officials say department management continues to push illegal proposals in contract negotiations, and that claims the parties have reached “tentative agreements” are fabricated.

Building a Government Leadership Talent Pipeline

The Partnership for Public Service's Michelle Amante joins the podcast to discuss recruiting and retaining the next generation of federal leaders.

Better Data Is Needed for Evidence-Based DEIA Policies

Temilola Afolabi joins the podcast to discuss how agencies can improve data collection for equity.

VA Broke Settlement Agreement, Continued Bad Faith Bargaining, Arbitrator Finds

The American Federation of Government Employees and the Veterans Affairs Department have negotiated fruitlessly over a new union contract for more than a year.