Posts Tagged: Federal

OPM considers eliminating GS system, denying raises to poor performers

Forgive me my fellow GovLoopers for not posting in a few weeks! It’s been a bit busy around Federal News Radio. But we’ve got some great stories I wanted to make sure you all saw. Our pay and benefits guru Mike Causey has been on a roll this past week breaking some news on variousRead… Read more »

Secretary Locke and Tim Brant Highlight Commerce’s CFC Kickoff

The U.S. Department of Commerce officially started their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) on November 2, with a kickoff in their Hoover Building. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, provided remarks that encouraged his fellow employees to support the CFC this year. “Due to the economy charitable giving is down, that’s why it is so criticalRead… Read more »

Hiring Reform Compliance is Fast Approaching, Are You Ready?

Originally posted to Unleash The Monster The clock is ticking as we’re about a month away from the deadline for federal agencies to have their hiring reform initiatives underway. In June, OMB Director Peter R. Orszag set expectations in a memo for federal agencies to make considerable progress in four key areas of hiring: *Read… Read more »

Don’t Let H1N1 Put Your Agency into a Tail Spin

Posted originally to Unleash The Monster H1N1 is causing great concern across the board. Many have been seeking vaccinations against the virus, while others have already showed symptoms of having the virus. Whether employees choose to get the vaccination or not, this virus has quickly become a pandemic and will impact your organization. Agencies ofRead… Read more »

Secretary Locke and Tim Brant Highlight Commerce’s Kickoff

The U.S. Department of Commerce officially started their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) on November 2, with a kickoff in their Hoover Building. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, provided remarks that encouraged his fellow employees to support the CFC this year. “Due to the economy charitable giving is down, that’s why it is so criticalRead… Read more »

Four Thumbs Up for Interior’s CFC Kickoff

style=”text-align: left;”> As part of their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kickoff, the Department of Interior (DOI) held auditions for their first annual “DOI’s Got Talent” competition. The actual event will take place on December 9, but DOI employees flocked to their Sidney Yates Auditorium today to witness fellow co-workers try-out for a spot inRead… Read more »

Federal News Radio Hosts CFC Progress Report

Linda Washington, LFCC Chairperson, was interviewed on The Federal Drive with anchors Tom Temin and Jane Norris. The Federal Drive is the morning drive show on Federal News Radio heard throughout the entire Washington Metro region at 1500 AM and in Frederick at 820 AM. Federal News Radio covers both the Federal Government and thoseRead… Read more »

Peace Corps Holds a “Football-style Rally for the CFC

The Peace Corps held their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kickoff today before a raucous crowd in their Shriver Hall. Employees dressed as cheerleaders led cheers of “C-F-C!” while others held pro-CFC signs and banners to express their support for this year’s fund drive which they’ve named the “Bring it Home” campaign. “Why should theRead… Read more »