A large group of U.S. Postal Service city carrier assistants converted to full-time career status on Nov. 2, according to the National Association of Letter Carriers.
Federal employment dropped by about 12,000 positions in October, according to numbers released Nov. 8 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The results of the Office of Personnel Management's 2013 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey released last week indicated no slowing of the ongoing decline in overall employee satisfaction across the federal government.
Furloughs of federal employees during the government shutdown accounted for a total of 6.6 million days, according to a new report from the Office of Management and Budget.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it has cut its backlog of disability compensation claims by one-third since March.
Hundreds of federal employees who worked during the government shutdown have joined a class-action lawsuit seeking damages from the federal government for not being paid on time during that period.
A coalition of groups representing federal and postal employees called on the members of the House-Senate Budget conference to develop a "sensible and workable" fiscal 2014 budget that ends sequestration.
Two senators are directing the Department of Homeland Security to explain why it allowed its employees to continue to abuse the department's administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO) pay system years after investigators revealed its misuse.
A new poll finds that voters’ confidence in civilian federal workers is at its highest level in five years.
Montana's two senators are sponsoring bipartisan legislation aimed at making sure that military members who report sexual assault are not harassed while cases proceed.
Tricare announced that it has updated its fact sheet for its Tricare Young Adult health insurance program.
The Office of Personnel Management made continued progress on reducing its backlog of retirement claims in October.
Five Bureau of Prisons employees who worked during the government shutdown have filed a class-action lawsuit against the federal government seeking damages because they were not paid on time.
The General Services Administration is hoping to leverage the idea behind commercial car-sharing ventures to develop a similar program to share federal vehicles government-wide.