Posts Tagged: Federal News Radio

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Tweets

I enjoy listening/reading Federal News Radio and the DorobekINSIDER, Chris knows his stuff and has great guests. I came across this podcast, discussing why the Chairman tweets. The information is great, and very relevant, to businesses and federal agencies alike. With Chris Dorobek’s permission, I am including it here, along with my thoughts on theRead… Read more »

OPM Director Berry furious over federal pay editorial

Throughout the week, Federal News Radio has been covering the debate over federal employee pay. From an analysis in USA Today on Monday, to a rebuttal from the Bureau of Labor Statistics yesterday, there is a lot of anger on both sides of the issue. This morning, The Washington Times printed an editorial, The FederalRead… Read more »

BLS responds to stories about federal pay

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has weighed in on the recent USA Today article that said federal employees, on average, earn more than their private sector counterparts in more than eight out of ten occupations. In looking at the USA Today claims, BLS concluded that most of the data cited in the article comes fromRead… Read more »

House passage of Senate jobs bill would end DoT furloughs

About 2,000 Transportation Department employees will remain on furlough unless the House passes the Senate’s version of the job bill without amendment, or if the Senate passes the House version of the 30-day extension of transportation programs bill. A spokesman for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee says Sen. Jim Bunning’s (R-KY) hold on theRead… Read more »

OPM’s Berry joins Federal News Radio to explain decision to open government

As residents of the D.C. area begin to dig out and attempt to get back to work, many faced a harrowing commute Friday morning, prompting some to wonder if OPM’s decision to open D.C. Offices was a good idea. Though federal workers are under a delayed arrival/unscheduled leave policy, many had trouble getting into theirRead… Read more »

OPM Director John Berry discusses closing the government on Federal News Radio

Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry has agreed to be on the hot seat for some cold hard facts. He gave federal employees the day off today to get the driveway and sidewalks cleared from this weekend’s blizzard, just in time for the next storm. (A Winter Storm Watch now in effect for theRead… Read more »

Alec Ross, State Dept’s Senior Advisor for Innovation, to chat with Fed News Radio

Super excited to let you all know that Alec Ross, the State Department’s Senior Advisor for Innovation, will chat with Federal News Radio this afternoon at 4:05 p.m. on The Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris. We’ll talk about the issues surrounding the idea of Internet freedom in the wake of the Google/ChinaRead… Read more »