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TSA Releases Guidance on Screening for Transgender Travelers

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The TSA has published an informational video for transgender air travelers about what they can expect from screening procedures.

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Trump Directs Treasury Department to Review ‘Tax Regulatory Burdens’

By on April 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

President Trump signed an executive order directing the Treasury Department to review tax regulations that he says are creating an undue burden for American taxpayers.

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History of EPA Employee Misconduct Could Result in Layoffs

on April 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Environmental Protection Agency has been riddled with employee misconduct in recent years which could be a factor as the agency is targeted for workforce cuts.

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Is It Time to Move Federal Agencies Out of Washington?

By on April 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Is It Time to Move Federal Agencies Out of Washington?

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to explore the possibility of moving federal agencies out of Washington, DC.

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Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

EPA is planning a reduction in its workforce. For some employees, this chain of events may offer new options for their future.

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Some in the Media Suggest IRS Employees Should Leak Trump’s Tax Returns

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Some in the media have suggested that federal employees at the IRS should consider leaking Donald Trump’s tax returns. There are considerable consequences to doing this, however.

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Hiring Freeze, Hiring Thaw, Hiring Freeze? What OMB’s April 12 Memo Really Says

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Hiring Freeze, Hiring Thaw, Hiring Freeze? What OMB’s April 12 Memo Really Says

OMB released a memo with directives for agencies to make restructuring changes. The author analyzes some of the key points in the memo from a federal HR perspective.

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CIA, FBI Launch Joint Probe Into Federal Employee Behind WikiLeaks Breach

on April 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The CIA and FBI have launched a joint investigation into who was behind the breach of thousands of top-secret documents that ended up on the WikiLeaks website.

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EPA Planning to Offer Buyouts to Shrink Workforce

on April 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Environmental Protection Agency said this week that it would begin the process of shrinking its 15,000-employee workforce through buyouts, in the wake of President Trump’s executive order last month aimed at streamlining agencies throughout the federal government.

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President Signs Veterans Choice Act

By on April 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
President Signs Veterans Choice Act

President Trump has signed a law expanding access to health care for veterans outside of the VA system.

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