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AFGE has scheduled a number of meetings at resorts and a national conference with discounted Disney tickets in Orlando Florida in September. How many attendees will be on official time and government paid travel and per diem is anyone’s guess. The author suggests that for every day a union representative spends at this conference, up to three might not have to be furloughed. Does this affect your pay?
The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he was still commissioner.
At a secret February ceremony at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., the chief of the CIA’s base in Benghazi the night of the 9/11 anniversary attacks there was awarded one of the agency’s highest intelligence medals, according to U.S. military and intelligence officials.
Recent events involving a wide range of agencies are adding fuel to the “perfect storm” for federal pay and benefits. For those looking for positions, salaries or names of federal employees in agencies currently being cited in news media, FedsDataCenter.com will provide much of the information.
Republicans are building pressure on the Obama administration with claims that senior White House officials knew that something was awry at the IRS last year and did nothing to stop it. The administration is countering that they had just as much information as key GOP lawmakers in Congress: that an IRS investigation was under way but details weren’t available until earlier this month.
The former U.S. Attorney for Arizona could be disbarred, after an investigation found he lied to the Justice Department about his role in trying to discredit the federal whistle-blower who exposed the botched gun-running scheme known as Fast and Furious.