GPO Named Best Employer in America by Forbes for Second Year in a Row

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) for the second year in a row has been named one of America’s best employers by Forbes. GPO ranked in the top five in the category for Government Services. GPO joined other Government agencies such as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Education also included on the list of best mid-sized agency employers. In addition to being named one of America’s Best Employers in 2022 and again in 2023, in November 2022, GPO was also named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Veterans.

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“I congratulate our entire team on once again being named one of America’s best employers,” said GPO Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern. “Each one of our teammates helps to make GPO the inclusive, innovative, and collaborative workplace it is today. I have never been more confident in our team’s ability to meet and overcome the challenges we face, and I thank Forbes for honoring us with this special award.”

Director Halpern led the effort to make GPO one of the first Federal agencies to implement a full-time telework and remote work policy for eligible teammates in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, GPO recently reinstated its Apprenticeship and Recent Graduate Programs to create the foundation for a new generation of GPO teammates. GPO has achieved more than nine billion retrievals of Government information since the Agency started publishing information online in 1994 and is proud to produce trusted information for the Federal Government to the American people.

Forbes and Statista selected the America’s Best Employers 2023 through an independent survey applied to a vast sample of approximately 45,000 American employees working for companies with more than 1,000 employees in America. The evaluation was based on recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Evaluations also included other employers in their respective industries that stood out either positively or negatively.

GPO is the Federal Government’s resource for publishing trusted information for the Federal Government to the American people. The GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of Congress, the White House, and other Federal agencies in digital and print formats. GPO provides for permanent public access to Federal Government information at no charge through and partnerships with approximately 1,100 libraries nationwide participating in the Federal Depository Library Initiative. For more information, please visit

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