The federal government may have been be tightening its purse strings in the past few years, yet some senior-level employees have been receiving substantial cash bonuses – funded by taxpayer dollars, according to a new report.
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Thomas Perez, head of the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, will be nominated as the next Secretary of Labor, President Obama announced on Monday.
Harris, the department’s deputy secretary since May 2009, will fill in for Secretary Hilda Solis who recently announced she was stepping down.
In a sign the federal government is becoming more comfortable with the term “hacking” as it pertains to do-gooder developers working on civic-related coding endeavors, a number of agencies have signed up to participate in a weekend-long National Day of Civic Hacking scheduled for June 1-2.
The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has made some of its most popular online tools available as mobile-optimized websites.
Janet Napolitano will continue as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security into President Obama’s second term, the White House confirmed.
Jack Lew will head the Treasury, Hilda Solis is leaving Labor and an interesting procurement model at ATF.
In the latest high-level personnel move, Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced she is resigning from her post.
Of note, the president has signed into law $1 trillion in cuts to discretionary spending over the next decade through the Budget Control Act and his current budget calls for $340 billion in entitlement savings from Medicare and Medicaid and $250 billion from other mandatory federal programs, according to the White House.
The federal government has avoided more than $47 billion in improper payments the past three years as part of its “Campaign to Cut Waste” initiative, narrowly missing President Obama’s goal of avoiding $50 billion by the end of fiscal year 2012.
Department of Labor Chief Innovation Officer Xavier Hughes discusses government innovation and key projects inside Labor with FedScoopTV.
Leaf, who has served as a senior advisor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Information Technology Laboratory, will take the spot vacated by Thomas Wiesner, who retired this past summer.
The Department of Transportation and the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy will host a #SocialGov Summit on November 27 to discuss accessibility issues with government social media.
The Department of Labor has been rolling out an Enforcement Database that makes available curated and current data from multiple enforcement agencies, in most cases for the first time, said department Chief Technology Officer Hamid Ouyachi.
The Department of Labor has created an online toolkit that provides employees, job seekers, employers, policymakers and researchers with information and resources on workplace flexibility.
It is not necessary – or appropriate – for government contractors to notify employees of sequestration-related layoffs because of the uncertainty surrounding sequestration, the Office of Management and Budget said in a memorandum on Monday.
The Department of Labor needs to comprehensively analyze and document challenges and lessons learned and distribute this information to each state to share and foster ideas for effective modernization of unemployment insurance systems, the Government Accountability Office said in a new report.
The Census Bureau explains its recently launched mobile app “America’s Economy” in a recently released video.