When the Air Force awarded a contract to a business owned by an Asian-American under a “set aside” for businesses owned by minorities, a lawsuit was filed. An appeals court has remanded the case as Congress did not have a “strong basis in evidence” to conclude that “race-conscious remedial measures were necessary.
When telephones were invented, the federal bureaucracy was flustered: How can federal employees be trusted with this new device? The issue today is the Internet. The regulators in the Air Force trust people to fly and maintain sophisticated technology–but the cyber command is determined to keep personnel from having access to “dangerous information” delivered by the new technology.
Any active or retired federal employee who took military leave for reserve activities may get extra money.
An Air Force employee who was fired for misuse of government resources has won his fight to keep his job. A federal court ruled that since the employee’s supervisors knew about and authorized most of the conduct for which he was removed, removal from government employment was not reasonable.
Lockheed Martin filed a protest against a decision to award Boeing a large government contract. A government official was found to have manipulated the procurement decisions that gave Boeing an unfair edge in the process.