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BLM Provides Options to Employees Impacted by Agency Relocation

By on December 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
BLM Provides Options to Employees Impacted by Agency Relocation

BLM employees who were asked to relocate from the Washington office recently faced a decision deadline. The agency has detailed their remaining options.

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Local DC TV Show May Have Convinced Trump to Save OPM

on December 13, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The author says that all signs point to a wonky local Washington, DC television show as being the one that may have been the tipping point in getting President Trump to back off of his plans to scrap OPM.

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Trump Abandons Plan to Dissolve OPM

on December 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

President Trump has abandoned his plan to dissolve the Office of Personnel Management.

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Deadline for BLM Federal Employees to Decide Whether or Not to Move

on December 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The deadline for nearly 200 high-level federal employees to tell the Bureau of Land Management whether they’ll follow orders and move out of Washington, D.C., and into the American West is Dec. 11.

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Should the VA be Providing Acupuncture Services to Veterans?

By on December 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should the VA be Providing Acupuncture Services to Veterans?

Legislation has been introduced to require the VA to expand access to acupuncture services.

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Border Patrol K-9 to Retire After 10 Years on the Job

By on November 30, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Border Patrol K-9 to Retire After 10 Years on the Job

A four-legged federal employee at the Border Patrol is being honored for her decade of service to the agency.

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Relocated BLM Staff Face Salary Cuts

on November 26, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A new internal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) website designed to answer employees’ questions about the agency’s upcoming relocation out West says staffers should expect a drop in their overall pay.

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VA Blasts AFGE for Allowing ‘A Culture of Sexual Harassment’ to Thrive

on November 23, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday blasted the nation’s largest federal employees union for tolerating a “culture of sexual harassment” and demanded assurances that the union is doing its utmost to protect VA employees.

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How the State Department Is Training Diplomats to Survive the Next Benghazi

on November 19, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The State Department unveiled a new state-of-the-art training facility that aims to teach diplomats and security personnel how to survive a Benghazi-style attack, according to multiple U.S. officials who described the program as preparation for "the worst day of your life."

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TVA Pays Record Amounts To Top Executives

on November 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Tennessee Valley Authority paid its new CEO, a former federal employee at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, total compensation of $8.12 million in his first six months on the job according to regulatory filings from the federal utility.

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