A trade group that represents professional and technical services industries that serve the government cautioned against vilifying contractors amid recent allegations that one investigations firm took shortcuts in conducting thousands of federal security clearances.
As it has done numerous times in recent years, the Treasury Department announced the implementation of "extraordinary measures" to protect the nation's credit until Congress passes legislation to raise the federal debt ceiling.
The House late on Feb. 11 passed legislation to suspend the federal debt limit for slightly more than one year.
First Lady Michelle Obama this week said that more than 100 construction industry firms have signed onto a national initiative to hire more than 100,000 military veterans over the next five years.
The head of the National Treasury Employees Union said her group would keep on fighting legislative efforts that would result in cuts to federal workers’ compensation insurance payments for some beneficiaries.
Some employees at the Environmental Protection Agency will be notified of their eligibility for an early retirement offer and buyouts.
Army investigators are alerting service members about a web-based scam that offers bogus benefits to falsely obtain access to soldiers' email accounts, online passwords and other information.
While the U.S. Postal Service reported some improvements in its overall financial picture in the first quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, it nonetheless finished the quarter with a net loss of $354 million.
As typically occurs, federal retirement claims increased in January, but the number was several thousand below projections, according to new numbers from the Office of Personnel Management.
The American Federation of Government Employees this week announced it had signed an agency-wide labor contract with the Defense Contract Audit Agency.
Recent revelations of ethical lapses within the military—allegations of cheating on proficiency tests at an Air Force missile base and at the Navy’s nuclear propulsion school—have sparked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to put a renewed focus on the moral character of the military.
Numbers from the General Services Administration indicate federal spending on travel declined 18 percent from fiscal 2012 to fiscal 2013.
Sometimes a tweet is more than a tweet—such as when it's a Hatch Act violation.
The Department of Agriculture said it will establish new regional "hubs" at agency locations throughout the country to provide region-specific outreach and information on the effects of climate change on agriculture and forestry.