As concerns over the coronavirus outbreak drives more agencies towards expanding employee telework, federal acquisition contracts can help ease some of the pain.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said it was encouraging headquarters employees to telework as a cautionary measure.
Civilian employees at the Defense Department are urged to telework, teleconference and use leave when necessary while other agencies are formulating their own workforce policy responses.
National leaders and local business office staff team up to offer monetary, strategic support for locals affected by the loss of office space, network access.
Office of Personnel Management Director Dale Cabaniss urged agency heads over the weekend to "ensure that written telework agreements are in place for as many employees as possible," and encouraged agencies to extend ad hoc telework agreements to all telework eligible employees.
Separately, a group of Senate Democrats urged the Office of Personnel Management to assure federal employees and contractors that they won't face any discipline or adverse employment actions for following official guidance on when to stay home from work.
The organization's election security role is expanding as cybersecurity threats evolve.
The move would grant transportation security officers and others at the Transportation Security Agency status and rights under title 5.
An Office of Personnel Management memo alerts agencies to include telework options in their continuity of operations plans and instructs agencies to reduce non-essential employee travel "as appropriate."
At a hearing, lawmakers expressed concern about the growing roster of senior officials in acting roles at the Department of Homeland Security.
A key Republican lawmaker joined Democratic colleagues in opposing a policy that could spell doom for civilian unions at the Defense Department.
Assessments look to measure cognitive and interpersonal competencies as well as technical ability.
A day after J. David Cox resigned amid charges of sexual harassment and misusing union funds, other alleged victims react to the newest allegations.
J. David Cox, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, resigned while under suspension for allegations of misconduct.
As public sector job satisfaction dips, Rep. Wexton wants the 2020 White House hopefuls to restore faith in civil service.
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