Lots Of Under-35s Work For The Government, Just Not In It. - October 21, 2019
By Tom Temin, Federal News Network
The refrain is familiar. Someone said it the other night at the Service to America medals ceremonies. Only a small percentage of the federal workforce is under 35 years old. Still tinier is the fraction under 30.
Yet untold numbers of younger workers are working for the government. They’re just not on the government payroll. They work for contractors, and they’re doing important and difficult work.