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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has “told the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE)” that it wants to engage in midterm negotiations to implement the requirements under” the new workforce executive orders released last month by the Trump Administration, according to Jason Miller at Federal News Radio.
Last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Attorney’s Office “returned a more than 500-year-old copy of Christopher Columbus’ letter describing his discoveries in the Americas to Spain during an evening repatriation ceremony at the Residence of the Spanish Ambassador to the United States,” according to a press release posted by the Department of Justice.
The White House issued several executive orders on May 25, 2018 affecting the management of the federal workforce.
On the June 15th episode of FedTalk on Federal News Radio, host Ben Carnes was joined by Dr. Jeff Nichols for the first half of the program.
Making the switch from private industry to a career in public service is a major decision, and one that can pay off in many ways. To take advantage of all that the federal government has to offer and ensure you’re on your way to a fulfilling career, consider these questions.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has unveiled a new supercomputer, named “Summit,” that it claims is the world’s most powerful.
In Accenture’s Technology Vision 2018 -- a new report outlining forthcoming trends seen as likely to be major factors throughout the remainder of 2018 – the company singles out “five emerging trends shaping the way technology is increasingly interwoven across society and commercial and government activities.”
According to Government Executive, the release of the long-awaited reform plans expected from each federal agency is slated for later this month.
Over 9 million current and former Federal Employees and their families rely on some form of benefits from the Federal Government. With the quantity of rules and regulations surrounding these benefits, it’s imperative to have a firm understanding of how these policies can directly affect you.