Tag: Agency News

What the Heck is Going On at FAA?

Filed in News by on July 20, 2015 Comments

What is going on with the Federal Aviation Administration labor relations program? A recent resignation brings the situation into the public eye.

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OPM Director Archuleta Resigns in Wake of Data Breaches

Filed in News by on July 10, 2015 Comments

Katherine Archuleta is resigning as OPM director in the wake of the recent data breaches that hit the agency’s computer systems according to a White House official.

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What Do You Need to Know About the OPM Data Breaches?

Filed in News by on July 9, 2015 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management just released more information on the data breaches that hit its computer systems, and the number of victims is now up to over 25 million. If you’re feeling confused about what is going on, you’re not alone. Here are some of the key points based on the latest available information that federal workers should be aware of.

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Who Should Be on the New $10 Bill?

Filed in News by on June 21, 2015 Comments

The Treasury Department announced recently that the $10 bill will be the first US currency in more than a century to feature the portrait of a woman. Who do you think is the best candidate for the new $10 bill?

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Reforming the IRS Begins With Customer Service

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In this editorial, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and John Thune (R-SD) say that the key to reforming the IRS is to improve customer service at the agency.

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AFGE: Hackers Have Personnel Data on Every Federal Employee

Filed in News by on June 11, 2015 Comments

The American Federation of Government Employees has said that Chinese hackers have obtained personnel data on every federal employee.

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Senators Want More Funding for OPM

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Two Senators are calling on the government to fully fund the president’s FY 2016 request for the Office of Personnel Management’s IT and cybersecurity budget in the wake of the cyber breach reported at the agency last week.

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Are Retired Federal Employees Impacted by the OPM Data Breach?

Filed in News by on June 9, 2015 Comments

There has been confusion as to whether or not federal retirees are potentially at risk in the wake of the data breach at OPM. New information may help to clarify this important question.

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