A key goal of the bill is to ensure that future OPM directors are nonpartisan.
The Biden administration just last week issued agencies a new roadmap to guide their efforts to develop strategic plans for diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA), as required under a June 2021 executive order.
Every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, feds can be counted on to give millions of dollars and volunteer thousands of hours of their time to worthy causes. The Combined Federal Campaign, which runs through Jan. 15, 2022, is urging feds to join in.
The vast majority of feds have complied with the Nov. 22 deadline to either be on a path to vaccination or in the process of applying for a legitimate exception. In recent days, the White House has instructed agencies to counsel employees or otherwise offer those out-of-compliance some additional time—before taking more punitive measures.
Employees working on federal contracts will have a $15 minimum wage starting on Jan. 30, 2022, per a new rule issued by the Labor Department.
Agency tech leaders sounded off to the Government Accountability Office about the prospect of launching a digital service training school modeled on the military service academies to bring more tech talent into government.
Information on the majority of ransomware attacks targeting American companies and civilian agencies remains unreported to the Department of Homeland Security, a top cyber official told lawmakers.
The union representing employees at the beleaguered and underfunded IRS see reform possibilities in the bill.
The Nov. 22 deadline for federal employees to either be vaccinated or obtain a valid exemption finally has arrived, and the Biden administration is touting strong compliance across the government.