Tag: Agency News

Move to New National Security Personnel System to Begin Next Summer

Filed in News by on December 16, 2004 Comments

The implementation of the Department of Defense’s new National Security Personnel System will begin in the summer of 2005 with about 60,000 DoD civilian employees set to usher in the first stage.

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Federal Employees To Get More Help Regarding Health Savings Accounts Choices

Filed in News by on December 6, 2004 Comments

Federal employees are enjoying more choices, more options and more control regarding their Health Savings Accounts after the Office of Personnel Management announced the posting of a new HSA worksheet to its HSA website.

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Federal Agencies Becoming More Fiscally Responsible to Taxpayers

Filed in News by on December 3, 2004 Comments

Federal Agencies are becoming more fiscally responsible to taxpayers, according to the Office of Management and Budget.

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Congress Approves 3.5 Percent Pay Raise for Feds

Filed in News by on November 22, 2004 Comments

Federal employees, both civilian and military, can expect to receive a 3.5 percent pay increase in January after Congress approved the increase over the weekend.

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Doing a Favor for a Friend May Get This Fed Fired

Filed in News by on November 15, 2004 Comments

The Office of Special Counsel is seeking removal of an employee of the Dept. of Interior for seeking to evade veterans preference requirements in order to hire a friend.

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Moving Toward a Government-Wide Ban on Smoking in Federal Buildings

Filed in News by on November 12, 2004 Comments

HHS is moving out to ban smoking at all HHS campuses

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Who Says A Federal Employee Can’t Be Fired?

Filed in News by on November 5, 2004 Comments

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has upheld the removal of an IRS employee for improperly releasing taxpayer data.

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More Problems at Commission on Civil Rights

Filed in News by on October 28, 2004 Comments

The Commission on Civil Rights continues to defend its management practices in the face of criticism from OPM and GAO.

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