President Obama will announce during the annual State of the Union Address he plans to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 an hour, according to the Office of Management and Budget. The increased wage will only apply to employee wages on new contracts. To read more go to […]
An exhaustive look at Defense Department and other federal agency efforts to adapt to climate change and plan for increases risks of flooding, drought, heat and disease. Climate change poses rising threat. This story was built from the raw data from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey by OPM and used 680,000 responses to help gain […]
The team wrapped up the season as division winners, but fell in the playoffs in a series of tough games. But throughout the season I got to meet a bunch of great people and have a lot of fun. I am already looking forward to next year.
When Dan Tangherlini became assistant secretary of the Treasury in 2009, he inherited a 700-square-foot corner office. But he gave it up — the reproduction of George Washington’s desk, an antique conference table and even his door — for a 100-square-foot workspace. His message to staff: As budgets shrink and workloads grow, we’re all going […]
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