Workforce

Thousands of Experts Hired to Aid Public Health Departments Are Losing Their Jobs

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged, an independent nonprofit tied to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hired an army of seasoned professionals to fill the gaps in the country’s public health system. Now, the money has largely run out, and state and local health departments are again without their expertise.

The Consumer Protection Bureau's Union Is Pushing for Better Pay, Fewer Pay Gaps

CFPB employee representatives said the agency is dragging its feet on plans to reduce gender and racial pay gaps, as well as to comply with federal law requiring compensation comparable with other financial regulators.

GovExec Daily: How To Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season

The Virginia Department of Health's Dr. Laurie Forlano joins the podcast to discuss how to gather for the upcoming holidays and stay safe from respiratory illness like COVID-19.

DHS Is Deploying More Employees to the Border, and Some Are Growing Tired of It

Some deployments have become mandatory as the administration prepares for an expected uptick in work at the border.

An Appeals Court Seems Skeptical of Both Sides in Immigration Judges Union Case

A three-judge panel questioned attorneys for the National Association of Immigration Judges on whether their appeal was premature, and grilled FLRA lawyers on whether the union can seek redress through administrative channels.

The Senate Intelligence Authorization Bill Gives Hints to 2023’s Security Clearance Policy Priorities

There are a few issues highlighted in the bill that are of particular relevance to the government workforce.

GovExec Daily: Leadership, Workforce Development and OPM

Eric Katz speaks to OPM's Bahar Niakan about the Center for Leadership Development.

Trump, Who Tried to Weaken Feds' Civil Service Protections, Announces 2024 Run

Prior to Tuesday’s announcement, the former president endorsed plans to reimplement Schedule F if he returned to the White House.

GovExec Daily: Keeping Public Sector Workers Engaged Across Generations

The Partnership For Public Service's Paul Pietsch joins the podcast to discuss a new report on managing Generation Z and Generation X.

The High Toll of Work on Mental Health and Its Hit to Productivity

New survey findings show that more than a third of workers say their jobs are a drag on their mental health, with government employees topping a list of those reporting ill effects.

GovExec Daily: The Future of Federal Pay and Benefits

As part of the State of the Federal Workforce event, financial experts Dallen Haws and Abraham Grungold joined the podcast to discuss how feds can get the most out of their benefits.

Q&A: Can Get Your COVID Booster and Flu Shot Together?

An expert answers questions about flu shots and COVID boosters, including whether you can get them at the same time.

American Workers Feel Alienated, Helpless And Overwhelmed – Here’s One Way To Alleviate Their Malaise

What if the best parts of two competing visions for a solution were brought together?

How to Reinvigorate the National Security Community One Young Worker at a Time

The national security community needs to reevaluate some basic features of public service that are turning young workers away from government work.

A Union Has Filed a Complaint Against a Defense Agency Over Failure to Implement Biden's Voting Leave Policy

Officials with the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ inaction is emblematic of the Defense Department’s propensity to “slow walk” workforce policies that benefit employees.

GovExec Daily: How to Ace a Virtual Interview

Amanda Augustine joins the podcast to discuss the remote hiring process.