The Senate easily passed a stopgap spending bill on Wednesday morning, and the House is expected to quickly clear it for President Barack Obama’s signature today, wrapping up the latest shutdown fight just hours before the fiscal year ends at midnight.
Senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs manipulated the hiring system to coerce two managers to accept job transfers against their will — then stepped into the vacant positions themselves, keeping their pay while reducing their responsibilities.
Shea Wilkes, a Department of Veterans Affairs clinical worker in Louisiana, says that the VA is rife with nepotism and cronyism, a claim other disgruntled VA workers have made over the last year.
The CIA pulled a number of officers from the US Embassy in Beijing as a precautionary measure following the massive online theft of personal data of federal employees, current and former US officials said.
Why would anyone want to steal the fingerprints of Federal government employees? Not for identity theft; it is all about biometric espionage.
The U.S. Congress might narrowly avoid another government shutdown with a temporary budget bill expected to head to President Obama’s desk on Wednesday.
Managers of federal employees may already be familiar with dealing with workers before and after a government shutdown, but there are some important things to keep in mind as a budget deal either gets brokered or broken.
Returning from his three-day visit to the United Nations, President Obama stopped by a group of reporters Tuesday to praise a frequently maligned group: the Secret Service.