Workforce

It's Official: Federal Employees Cannot Sleep in Their Offices

GSA issues new policy after receiving questions from agencies about permissibility of office snoozing.

Workforce

Homeland Security Says It Will Dramatically Increase Asylum Workforce by Year's End

The Trump administration has struggled to handle a growing backlog of cases and declining workforce morale.

Workforce

To Stop Attacks, Lawmakers Call for Kinder Rhetoric Toward Feds

"Anti-government rhetoric dehumanizes government employees, period," one congressman says.

Workforce

With Employees Facing Attacks and Murder Attempts, Land Agencies Say They’re Ill-Equipped to Enhance Security

Safety at land management agencies is hampered by law enforcement staffing decreases and border deployments, auditors find.

Workforce

Mulvaney's Message to Career Feds Facing Political Interference: 'Get Over It'

Acting White House chief of staff faults "career bureaucrats" for seeking to undermine President Trump.

Workforce

Dozens of Lawmakers to Ask DOJ to Reverse Course on Immigration Judge Union Decertification

The judges have filed an unfair labor practice over the Justice Department's efforts to strip them of their collective bargaining rights.

Workforce

'The Worst Period of My Life': Career Fed Reflects on Being Caught Between Congressional and Agency Demands

"I don't envy them," former official says of current employees in the middle of the Trump administration's standoff with Congress.

Workforce

EPA Chief Says He's 'Absolutely' Concerned About Brain Drain at the Agency

While EPA has consistently pushed to slash its own workforce, administrator says he wants to prevent a mass exodus.

Workforce

ICE Employees: Don't Blame Us for 'Extreme Impact' of Our Work

Agency supervisors say politically motivated attacks on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement workforce are “unconscionable.”

Workforce

State Department Recognizes Terror Attack Hero as Inaugural Honoree in New Program

"We have to tell these stories," State secretary says of woman who got back to work after her nose was blown off.

Workforce

Analysis: Why Won’t Democrats Say They Want Government to Solve Problems?

Americans want government to serve them, but don't have confidence that it actually can.

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.

Workforce

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.

Workforce

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.

Workforce

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.