The Department of Veterans Affairs and the military service branches were responsible for more than half of new hires into the federal workforce in 2012, according to numbers analyzed by the Partnership for Public Service.
The Office of Personnel Management released guidance to agencies to aid in ensuring employees receive job protections guaranteed under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
The number of civilian federal workers who lost their lives while on the job last year increased—and many of those employees were postal workers, making it the most dangerous federal job.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will expand on-campus VA vocational rehabilitation counseling to 62 additional colleges and universities across the country.
Civilian military medical workers left their Defense Department jobs by the thousands during the months when furloughs approached and began to kick in.
The Defense Department this week said a new arm of its Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program will provide additional support in the effort to help military spouses find employment.
The Department of Labor on Aug, 27 announced two final rules to improve hiring and employment of veterans and people with disabilities.
The Office of Personnel Management published final rules that could impact the way agencies hire and retain employees with key technology skills.
A federal employee union applauded legislation that would extend credit for veterans preference under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act to applicants seeking medical professional jobs at Department of Veterans Affairs.
An administration initiative to help 50,000 military spouses find work by the end of 2015 surpassed its goal Aug. 1.