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It’s the Lying Under Oath That Always Gets You

By on November 7, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
It’s the Lying Under Oath That Always Gets You

A DHS law enforcement officer, removed for her lack of candor in several agency inquiries, failed to win her job back in arbitration so she took her case to court.

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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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Do All Those “Acting” Assignments at DHS Matter?

By on April 18, 2019 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Do All Those “Acting” Assignments at DHS Matter?

Several agencies under Homeland Security currently have acting leadership. Should this be a cause for concern?

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Appeals Court Sustains Ten-Day Suspension

By on March 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Sustains Ten-Day Suspension

This case challenging a ten-day suspension against a Border Patrol Agent made its way to the federal appeals court by way of a challenge to an arbitrator’s decision.

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The Problem with the Current Government Shutdown

By on January 7, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Problem with the Current Government Shutdown

The author says that the current partial government shutdown is largely not causing any real pain for the general public.

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Some K-9 Handlers Earned More Than the Vice President in 2017

By on January 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Some K-9 Handlers Earned More Than the Vice President in 2017

Thanks to racking up overtime, some federal employees at the Federal Protective Service had salaries upwards of $200k in 2017. Are they legitimate?

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Lawmakers Want Investigation of Air Marshal Service After Allegations of Racial Profiling

By on August 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want Investigation of Air Marshal Service After Allegations of Racial Profiling

Some lawmakers want an investigation of the TSA’s Federal Air Marshal Service after a report alleging racial profiling by a supervisor.

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Bill Introduced to Abolish ICE

By on July 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bill Introduced to Abolish ICE

Legislation has been introduced to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, although it appears it will be dead on arrival.

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Should ICE be Abolished?

By on July 9, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should ICE be Abolished?

Calls are growing among some lawmakers to eliminate the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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IG Report Says TSA Officials Interfered with Disciplinary Process

By on January 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IG Report Says TSA Officials Interfered with Disciplinary Process

An IG report found that TSA senior leaders bypassed the agency’s own disciplinary rules to give favorable treatment to an employee who was slated to be fired.

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