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There is a lot of uncertainty facing federal employees these days, and one idea that has been floated is reducing the size of the federal workforce. One way to do this is by offering buy outs. The author offers some details you need to know if you are considering a buy out.
Thousands of scientists and researchers have been hired by federal agencies in recent years under special authority to help the government compete with the private sector for high-level professionals to fill senior leadership positions.
A U.S. Postal Service worker has been indicted after allegedly collecting a third of a million dollars in federal worker’s compensation and disability payments since 2009, while fishing during summers.
The Internal Revenue Service and other U.S. agencies awarded about $415,000 in contracts to a license plate-tracking company before Homeland Security leaders dropped a plan for similar work amid privacy complaints.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy “domestic terrorists” Thursday, turning up the rhetorical heat on the already tense situation at the Nevada cattle operation.