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Ethics Watchdog Has Big Impact on Federal Workers

on February 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What is the role of the Office of Government Ethics, and what impact does the agency's work have on federal employees?

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Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

By on February 26, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

Social media is a powerful tool. Federal employees are in a unique position. Can they tweet hostile political opinions to many followers? Is that a good career move?

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New EPA Head Suggests Rollback of Obama-Era Rules May Begin Next Week

on February 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency suggested to a gathering of conservative Republicans on Saturday that the agency could begin as early as next week the process of rolling back some of the federal regulations put in place by the Obama administration.

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DHS Seeking Bids for Building a Border Wall

By on February 25, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DHS Seeking Bids for Building a Border Wall

Customs and Border Protection is seeking preliminary proposals for contractors to build several “prototype wall structures” around the U.S./Mexico border.

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Executive Order Issued Enforcing Regulatory Reform

By on February 24, 2017 in Agency News, Current Events with 0 Comments
Executive Order Issued Enforcing Regulatory Reform

The Trump administration is pushing to eliminate many federal regulations that inhibit job creation. A new executive order spells our procedures to meet this objective.

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NASA Announces Discovery of New Solar System Possibly Capable of Supporting Life

By on February 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

NASA has announced the discovery of a new solar system of planets that appear to be capable of supporting life as we know it here on Earth.

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Hired at 2 Agencies But Not Showing Up

By on February 23, 2017 in Agency News, Court Cases with 0 Comments
Hired at 2 Agencies But Not Showing Up

A contractor “working” for OPM and NSA billed both agencies but wasn’t showing up at either one. Someone noticed. He has been sentenced to community service and paying $70,000 back to the government.

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VA Secretary: Some Employees Are ‘Going To Be Fired’

on February 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin pledged Thursday to fire VA workers who need to be fired in order to ensure the troubled agency can deliver on its promise to veterans.

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Trump Administration to Revoke Federal Transgender Bathroom Guidance for Public Schools

By on February 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Administration to Revoke Federal Transgender Bathroom Guidance for Public Schools

The Trump administration has revoked guidelines issued by federal agencies under the Obama administration which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use their preferred restroom facilities.

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Which HHS Positions Are Exempt From the Hiring Freeze?

By on February 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A memo from the Department of Health and Human Services provides guidance on which occupations at the agency are exempt from the hiring freeze.

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