Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Latest Paid Leave Update

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the plan's advancement out of committee.

Coronavirus Roundup: Biden Administration Hits Six-Month Mark

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Why Your Leisure Time Is in Danger

Stop treating your time off as a productivity hack.

GovExec Daily: OPM's Role in This Stage of the Pandemic

Katherine McIntire Peters talks to Office of Personnel Management's Rob Shriver about the future of the civil service.

IRS Funding Surge Punted From Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

Democrats still plan to fund major hiring boost for the tax agency in another measure.

Coronavirus Roundup: Smithsonian and National Archives Advance Reopenings; Court Sides with CDC on Cruises 

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

63% of Workers Who File an EEOC Discrimination Complaint Lose Their Jobs

Workers who filed complaints faced retaliation and rarely got a favorable result from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

GovExec Daily: The Complications of Raising the Minimum Contractor Wage

GovExec contributor Stan Soloway joins the podcast discuss the the Biden Executive Order.

Biden Targets Noncompete Agreements, Which Restrict the Job Opportunities of Millions of Low-Wage Workers

The president is asking the Federal Trade Commission to ban or limit their use as part of an executive order promoting competition.

GovExec Daily: Federal In-Person Office Policies and the 'Honor System'

Federal employment attorney Stephanie Rapp-Tully joins the show to discuss vaccination proof and agency's – and feds' – risks.

House Spending Bill Pushes Social Security to Reverse Trump-era Workforce Changes

Language accompanying the bill orders a report by the end of 2021 on telework, and urges the agency to reverse actions that undercut the independence of administrative law judges.

Coronavirus Roundup: Surgeon General Advises on Health Misinformation; New Group Watches for Identity Theft 

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Democrats Look to Redirect Homeland Security Hiring After Trump Era

Lawmakers advance funding measure that would slash the number of law enforcement officers at the department.

Coronavirus Roundup: FDA Issues Warning on J & J Shot; Republicans Call for Hearing on VA Records Backlog 

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

GovExec Daily: Getting Gen Z Into Federal Service

GovExec contributor Kaitlyn Rentala joins the show to discuss how the government can recruit and retain young workers.