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Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

By on July 31, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

Over 3,000 employees at OPM were notified they will be moving over to DoD as part of the transition of how the government handles background investigations.

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TSA Officers Placed on Leave Over Miami Airport Incident

on July 30, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Two Transportation Security Officers were placed on leave and an internal investigation was launched by the agency after an offensive display was found at a TSA workstation.

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Should Smoking Be Allowed at the VA?

By on July 20, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Smoking Be Allowed at the VA?

Legislation has been introduced to prohibit smoking at VA facilities.

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Plans Announced to Relocate BLM Headquarters to Colorado

By on July 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Plans Announced to Relocate BLM Headquarters to Colorado

BLM will be moving its headquarters from Washington, DC to Colorado.

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Federal Employees Sound Alarm About USDA Relocation

on July 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Some federal employees with the two agencies within USDA that are being relocated outside of Washington, DC say that the move is an effort to “eviscerate” the agency and “silence” researchers doing work that runs counter to the administration’s goals.

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VA Will Now Allow Religious Symbols in its Facilities

By on July 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Will Now Allow Religious Symbols in its Facilities

The VA announced that it will allow religious displays in its facilities “to protect religious liberty for Veterans and families while ensuring inclusivity and nondiscrimination.”

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Senate Report Finds Security Failures at Federal Agencies are Leaving Personal Data Vulnerable

By on July 1, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senate Report Finds Security Failures at Federal Agencies are Leaving Personal Data Vulnerable

A new Senate committee report highlights ongoing problems at federal agencies that are leaving Americans’ personal data vulnerable.

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DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

By on June 26, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

DoD is expected to take over responsibility for conducting background investigations starting FY 2020.

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Battle to Break Up OPM Intensifies

By on June 19, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Battle to Break Up OPM Intensifies

The White House is now threatening employee furloughs if Congress blocks attempts to restructure OPM.

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Postal Service Wants to Make Deep Cuts to Employee Benefits

on June 19, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to a business plan obtained by HuffPost, the Postal Service is hoping to get help from Congress in trimming pensions and paid leave as well as slashing delivery service.

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