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GOP Readies Cuts to Federal Workforce Under Trump

  on December 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Major changes impacting the federal workforce are reportedly being prepared under the incoming Trump administration.

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Koskinen Dodges Impeachment Bullet

  on December 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The House voted to refer a resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to the House Judiciary Committee in a bipartisan rebuke of conservative House Freedom Caucus efforts.

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Freedom Caucus to Force IRS Impeachment Vote

  on December 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The House Freedom Caucus will force a vote this week on a resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

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How the Obama Administration Shaped the Federal Workforce

  on December 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The article reflects on events during the past 8 years that had a significant impact on federal workers.

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Child Porn On Government Devices: A Hidden Security Threat

  on December 5, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Explicit images of minors, which have been discovered on federal workers' computers across the government, can be gateways for criminal hackers and foreign spies. What's the best way to combat the problem?

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Looking for a Job in the Trump Administration? This Book is for You

  on December 5, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The biggest Help Wanted ad in eight years hits the streets Monday: a purple book listing 9,000 political jobs that will be available for those who want to work in Donald Trump’s administration.

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Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

By on December 2, 2016 in Current Events, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

Two Senators have asked President Obama to freeze federal hiring during the transition between presidential administrations to combat the practice of “burrowing in” by political appointees.

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Border Patrol Chief: Agents Have Become ‘Professional Care Givers’ for Illegal Immigrants

  on December 2, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Border Patrol agents have been reduced to “professional child care providers” for illegal immigrants, warming burritos and babysitting the families and unaccompanied children who are surging across the border at an increasing rate, the agents’ frustrated chief told Congress on Wednesday.

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OPM Taken to Task in New Report on Government Waste

By on December 1, 2016 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management is featured in a new report that highlights examples of wasteful government spending.

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FLTCIP Premium Increase Will Keep Funds Solvent Says Insurance Company

By on November 30, 2016 in Current Events, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

In testimony offered to Congress, John Hancock explained the need for the recent premium increases in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program and what the ultimate impact would be for federal employees.

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