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Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Blog Post
Secretary Jewell stands in a grassy field with boulders and hills behind her.
1/19/2017

Thank you for what you do, every day, to serve the American people. The Department of the Interior’s work is inextricably linked to the health of our Nation, and our economy, and our heritage, and I couldn’t be more proud of your efforts to uphold our important and diverse missions.

Office of the Secretary, Employee Messages - Public, Video
Secretary Jewell with mountain background
12/19/2016

Secretary Jewell's final message to Interior employees.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
A large city bus is parked at the curb of a street.
12/19/2016

Thank you to everyone who completed the FY 2016 Employee Commuter Survey. Because of your efforts, the survey response rate increased to 34.4 percent this year.  

Employee Workplace Issues, Employee News, Employee Messages - Public, Blog Post
Department of the Interior Image
12/2/2016
Mary Pletcher, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Capital and Diversity

The purpose of this memorandum is to ensure that all Department of the Interior employees are aware of and understand the prohibited personnel practices and whistleblower protections available to federal employees.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
The circular logo of the Office of Personnel Management includes an eagle.
11/1/2016

Since 2015, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has offered credit monitoring and identity protection services at no charge to individuals impacted by the personnel records and background investigations cyber incidents.

Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Oregon, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Jewell and Deputy Secretary Connor talking to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife employee while standing near a fence and damaged area on a wildlife refuge.
10/28/2016

While we must respect the jury’s decision because we believe in the rule of law and our system of justice, I am profoundly disappointed in this outcome and am concerned about its potential implications for our employees and for the effective management of public lands.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
Deputy Secretary Mike Connor and Secretary Sally Jewell standing in front of a blue curtain.
10/14/2016

The Department of the Interior is committed to creating an inclusive and respectful workplace that serves the American public.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
A large city bus is parked at a curb.
10/12/2016

Your participation helps the Department measure progress towards our GHG reduction goal and identify alternative commuting options and workplace flexibilities that the Department could offer to reduce commuter emissions in the future.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
Secretary Jewell standing on a boat looking into the distance.
9/14/2016

I am dedicated to promoting a workplace that provides equal opportunities for all and is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

National Park Service, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Climate Change, Press Release
Secretary Sally Jewell standing in front of a forest with a snow capped mountain in the background.
8/22/2016
Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and I encourage all Department of the Interior employees to join in the celebration.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
Secretary Jewell stands at a podium and speaks to a group of seated people at an awards ceremony.
7/6/2016

As part of the Independence Day celebration at the Department of the Interior, Secretary Jewell recognized the winners of the Federal Customer Service Awards for Interior.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
The seal of the office of personnel management is round with a drawing of an eagle in it.
6/24/2016

It has been about a year since OPM announced the malicious cyber intrusions carried out against the Federal Government. We want to take a moment to update you on our continued response, including what services we have provided to those impacted by these intrusions, what OPM and its Federal agency partners are doing to enhance cybersecurity, and the steps all Federal employees can take to practice good cyber hygiene.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
Secretary Jewell stand next to a podium and speaks.
6/15/2016
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

The honor of serving our country as Federal employees also comes with very serious responsibilities, including the obligation to perform our duties with integrity and to the highest ethical standards. 

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Press Release
Department of the Interior law enforcement officers stand in a line behind memorial wreaths of flowers on a stage.
5/11/2016

I am proud to recognize the Department of the Interior’s 4,000 permanent and seasonal law enforcement officers and to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the Nation.

Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Oregon, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Jewell standing at a podium outside.
2/16/2016
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

I recognize and appreciate this has been an incredibly disruptive and distressing time for our employees and their families in the area, as well as the entire Harney County community of which they are a part.