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Bill Would Require A/C in All Postal Trucks

By on March 18, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Should all Postal delivery vehicles be required to have air conditioning? One Congressman is pursuing it after an employee died from heat exhaustion last summer.

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Commerce Secretary Grilled Over Role In Adding Citizenship Question To 2020 Census

on March 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross faced tough questioning Thursday from Democrats on the House Oversight Committee about whether he lied to Congress about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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Report Analyzes Agencies’ Use-or-Lose Spending Sprees

By on March 8, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report Analyzes Agencies’ Use-or-Lose Spending Sprees

A new report outlines the extent to which federal agencies spend money in the last month of a fiscal year and what they were buying.

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FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

By on March 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FLRA Seeks Briefs on Attorney’s Fees Questions

In an unusual move, the FLRA is providing for filing amici briefs on a case concerning an award of attorney fees in the federal labor relations context.

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New OPM Director Nominated

By on March 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The White House announced that President Trump has nominated a new permanent director for OPM.

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Labor Department Starting Federal Contractor Self-Audit Program

By on March 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Under a new Labor Department program, some contractors will be able to self-audit their workplace anti-discrimination rules.

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MSPB Nominations, Congress and Politics as Usual

By on February 28, 2019 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
MSPB Nominations, Congress and Politics as Usual

What is happening with the MSPB and the lack of leadership as the current term of Acting Chairman Mark Robbins is about to expire? Here is a summary.

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Impact of the Government Shutdown on the IRS

By on February 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Impact of the Government Shutdown on the IRS

The annual report from the Taxpayer Advocate Service outlines the impact of the shutdown on the IRS and agency problems as a result of using 1960’s computer technology.

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Treasury: Tax Refunds are Safe in the Event of Another Shutdown

By on February 13, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Treasury: Tax Refunds are Safe in the Event of Another Shutdown

Even if there is another shutdown, the Treasury Department says taxpayer refunds will still be paid.

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OPM Renews ID Protection Services Contract with ID Experts

By on February 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Renews ID Protection Services Contract with ID Experts

OPM announced that it has renewed a contract with ID Experts to continue providing free identity theft monitoring services for the agency’s data breaches.

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