The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is informing its payroll customers that a new, more secure myPay system update will be phased in over five months, beginning May 11.
While the Food and Drug Administration does not expect to furlough employees as a result of sequestration, the hit to its budget will cause other problems that could put public health at risk.
More than 100 House lawmakers have signed a letter asking Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to review the effects that sequestration-related activities are having on Defense Department civilian personnel.
The Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced the rollout of a new hotline targeted at women veterans.
Charging the Federal Aviation Administration with conducting a "full-blown media rollout" to blame furlough-related flight delays on the sequester, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) is demanding a raft of information related to the agency's communications activities, salaries and expenses.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) introduced a bill on April 23 that would suspend the sequester for the rest of this year to provide lawmakers with time to find an alternative way of trimming federal spending.
While 2012 still ranks among the top 10 highest years of giving, contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign nonetheless declined in the year.
Federal employees will not be able to take an extra dip into their Thrift Savings Plan account to help them stay afloat during periods of furloughs.
The General Services Administration plans to expand the number of hybrid vehicles in the GSA fleet by up to 10,000 vehicles.
Two days into furloughs of air traffic controllers, more than 10,000 flights have been delayed and more than 600 have been canceled, according to a press statement from the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
Several House Oversight Committee lawmakers have asked the Government Accountability Office to take a closer look at the federal pay scale.
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced a new plan that aims to expedite its compensation claims process by making those who’ve been waiting the longest for a decision a priority.
Nearly a dozen groups representing various segments of the aviation workforce sent a letter to the White House calling for funding flexibility to eliminate the need to furlough air traffic controllers.
Two U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies once believed to be able to avert the full impact of sequestration, might now need to implement furloughs.