Tag: Current Events
According to the GAO, the Department of Defense violated the law when it transferred five Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the nation of Qatar for the return of an American Army sergeant.
A union has filed a petition to represent employees at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Average salary at the agency is $145,610 but employees are reportedly unhappy in the belief that their salaries have been lagging behind other agencies such as the FDIC and the SEC. How do their salaries compare to these two agencies and to federal employees in other agencies?
Does the public think that the Internal Revenue Service purposely destroyed email regarding the targeting of conservative groups? What do you think? Express your opinion in this survey.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that public employee unions cannot automatically deduct money from the checks of bargaining unit employees who do not choose to become a union member.
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released a new report based on a year-long investigation of VA hospitals around the nation that chronicled the inappropriate conduct and incompetence within the VA that led to well-documented veteran deaths and delays.