Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce. Ian also has a background in web development and does the technical work for the FedSmith.com web site and its sibling sites.
NASA has announced the discovery of a new solar system of planets that appear to be capable of supporting life as we know it here on Earth.
The Trump administration has revoked guidelines issued by federal agencies under the Obama administration which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use their preferred restroom facilities.
Recently introduced legislation would provide enhanced retirement benefits for certain federal law enforcement officers.
A memo from the Department of Health and Human Services provides guidance on which occupations at the agency are exempt from the hiring freeze.
Legislation has been introduced in Congress to extend MSPB appeal rights to approximately 7,500 Postal Service employees.
Does the use of official time at the VA improve veterans’ care, and how much official time is actually used by employees? A recent House Committee hearing sought to find answers to these questions.
Two Congressmen have released a guide for federal employees which they say helps to foster a “safe and responsible disclosure of information” to fight back against a “communications blackout” they say has been employed by the Trump administration.
Legislation has been introduced in the House which would exempt veterans from the federal hiring freeze.