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Federal Leaders Say Hiring a Skilled Workforce Still an Issue

November 19, 2020

The federal government currently employs around 2.1 million people, with the defense and security-related agencies accounting for more than 70% of the entire federal workforce. That number exceeds all private and semi-private businesses in the United States – including Walmart, which currently employs some 2.2 million people worldwide yet only has 1.5 million associates in the U.S.