By the count of a recent GovLoop survey, public service has held up pretty well six months later considering the unscripted, tumultuous changes of COVID-19.
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Despite last winter’s record 35-day partial shutdown, many of the governmentwide survey’s results improved or remained steady from previous years.
The FEVS results portray the breadth of disruption wrought by a record 35-day budgetary impasse that stranded one-quarter of federal agencies without funding.
Federal agencies have gotten very good at making a broken system work — perhaps too good.
Lawmakers across the aisle in the House and Senate introduced two bills each to address the issue of health coverage during government shutdowns.
Morale, hiring and recruitment all took a hit. Employees are still working to restore a sense of normalcy while wading through a 35-day backlog of work.
Agencies have learned how to ‘do more with less’ — or, in many instances, ‘do too much with nothing,’ all too well. That has demonstrated itself with decades of continuing resolutions… and shutdowns.
Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop partnered today to talk about how to stay resilient during the shutdown. Miguel Aviles, Chair of the YGL Advisory Panel, and Michelle Rosa, the YGL National Leadership Team Officer, shared the impact of the shutdown on their lives as federal employees.
A week ago, we debunked common misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown. That article has been shared on Facebook 34,000 times. It’s clear that a lot of people are anxious to understand what the shutdown means. Here are five more misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown.
I reached out to Eric Selk, Executive Director at Hope Now, a non-profit alliance among counselors, mortgage companies, investors, regulators, and other mortgage market participants, to gather some tips for federal employees affected by the partial shutdown who might miss a mortgage payment due to not receiving a paycheck.