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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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Postal Service Net Losses Widen by Over 100% in FY 2019

By on November 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Net Losses Widen by Over 100% in FY 2019

The net losses at the Postal Service went up considerably in 2019, although there were some bright spots in its financial results.

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USPS IG Reveals How Manager Stole $630k Worth of Stamps

on November 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

After Postal Service officials discovered that the manager of a Louisiana post office had stolen more than $630,000 worth of stamps and concealed the theft, supervisors wanted to know how it was done. The agency's Inspector General has provided details.

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Sanders Proposes Expanded VA Services

on November 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is proposing a plan to expand Veterans Affairs services and hire 50,000 new agency employees according to an agenda he released to coincide with Veterans Day.

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