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.
The recent killing of a Transportation Security Administration security officer and wounding of two other people at Los Angeles International Airport has sparked a union call for a review of security procedures at airport checkpoints.
Rising health insurance premiums are a reality for most individuals today and the FEHB program is no different. FEHB premiums will increase on average by 3.7 percent in 2014 over 2013 FEHB rates, slightly higher than the 2013 average increase of 3.4 percent. But when selecting a health insurance plan for 2014, employees should not focus solely on premiums as criteria for choosing the “best” FEHB plan.
Agencies will continue to limit total spending on individual performance awards in fiscal 2014.
The Justice Department announced that it will intervene in a whistleblower lawsuit which alleges that a contractor that conducted federal background investigations for the Office of Personnel Management failed to perform quality control reviews in connection with those investigations
Several members of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, last week announced a bill to help extend emergency care coverage for veterans.
The Defense Department’s largest longitudinal study on the long-term health effects of military service, the Millennium Cohort Study, is taking a new turn in 2015 and will be focusing on women.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the National Guard Bureau to resolve the issue of nine states that are refusing to issue ID cards to same-sex spouses of members at Guard facilities.