Tag: Agency News

Postal Service Reports $586 Million Net Loss for Spring Quarter

Filed in News by on August 10, 2015 Comments

The Postal Service reported a net loss of $586 million for the third quarter of FY 2015, an improvement over the same period last year.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Grows by 13% in July

Filed in News by on August 6, 2015 Comments

If you are a federal employee planning to retire soon and were hoping for a quick turn around on your retirement application, you may be in for some bad news: the outstanding backlog of retirement applications at the Office of Personnel Management grew by just over 13% in July.

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SSA Employees Owe $21.8 Million in Delinquent Taxes

Filed in News by on August 3, 2015 Comments

A recent report from the Inspector General at the Social Security Administration shows that a small percentage of employees at the agency collectively owed $21.8 million in delinquent taxes as of FY 2013.

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Millions Of OPM Cyber-Victims Still Not Protected

Filed in Headline Archives by on July 31, 2015 Comments

The vast majority of the more than 20 million affected people still have not been officially notified that their information was exposed.

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VA Whistleblower Disappointed in Progress

Filed in Headline Archives by on July 31, 2015 Comments

The doctor who blew the whistle on poor treatment of veterans at the Phoenix VA medical clinic says she is disappointed by the lack of progress in improving care.

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Price of First-Class Stamps to be Rolled Back

Filed in Headline Archives by on July 31, 2015 Comments

The 49-cent stamp has eight more months of life until the U.S. Postal Service has to roll the price back.

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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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