Tag: Agency News

Federal District Court Orders Discovery Against White House Agency in a FOIA Case

Filed in News by on May 10, 2016 Comments

The district court has ordered discovery in another Freedom of Information Act case where the actions of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, part of the White House, in responding to a document request are characterized by the court as “inconsistent” and a “rare case where discovery is warranted.”

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Is it a Headquarters if it Does Real Work? Why Not All Defense Overhead is the Same

Filed in News by on March 30, 2016 Comments

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter recently announced a freeze on civilian hiring. The author says that there is still more consolidation that can be done inside of the Department of Defense and that the Defense Logistics Agency is a prime example of an efficient agency that could handle more duties and responsibilities within DoD.

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Highest Paying Fed Jobs are Often in Smaller Agencies

Filed in News by on March 16, 2016 Comments

How does your federal salary compare with salaries in other federal agencies? Some agencies pay more than others.

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MSPB Cites New Record in Number of Cases Handled

Filed in News by on March 9, 2016 Comments

In its annual report, the MSPB cites record-setting case processing actions and decisions. Publicity for the quasi-judicial agency has not all been favorable though.

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What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

Filed in News by on December 8, 2015 Comments

Which federal agencies are the least recommended by the federal employees who work for them? A new report provides the answer.

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Postal Service Loses $5.1 Billion in FY 2015

Filed in News by on November 13, 2015 Comments

The Postal Service has reported a net loss of $5.1 billion for fiscal year 2015.

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OPM Processes Over 10k Retirement Applications in October

Filed in News by on November 5, 2015 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management processed over 10,000 retirement applications in October, however, there are still over 12,000 backlogged applications.

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GAO Study on OFCCP Underway

Filed in News by on October 24, 2015 Comments

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has informed its members that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently interviewing federal contractors to gather their views on policies and processes of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

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