Tag: DHS

Lack of Candor Leads to HR Supervisor’s Removal at DHS

September 9, 2020 3:08 PM
Lack of Candor Leads to HR Supervisor’s Removal at DHS

DHS removed a relatively new employee for lack of candor in filling out his security background investigation questionnaire.

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Thousands of Federal Employees to be Furloughed

July 22, 2020 3:26 PM

The Department of Homeland Security is moving forward with more than 13,000 furloughs at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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DHS Policy Expands Internal Security Measures By Tracking All Personnel

June 24, 2020 5:11 PM

The Department of Homeland Security will start tracking all personnel, including federal employees as well as contractors, with or without a security clearance to uncover insider security threats, a report said Wednesday.

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Former Acting IG Indicted for Stealing Software and Federal Employees’ Personal Data

March 7, 2020 9:41 AM
Former Acting IG Indicted for Stealing Software and Federal Employees’ Personal Data

A former DHS acting IG is alleged to have stolen software and personal data of federal employees to sell for a profit.

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DHS Offices Closed in Washington State After Employee Falls Ill

March 3, 2020 4:55 PM

The DHS office in King County, Washington, is closed for two weeks, after an employee apparently contracted coronavirus after visiting a relative at the Life Care nursing facility, which is experiencing a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

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Layers of Problems Drive Morale Issues at the Department of Homeland Security

January 21, 2020 10:37 AM
Layers of Problems Drive Morale Issues at the Department of Homeland Security

What drives morale in an agency? The author analyzes the situation at DHS.

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It’s the Lying Under Oath That Always Gets You

November 7, 2019 10:05 AM
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

July 1, 2019 8:17 AM
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?

April 18, 2019 10:38 AM
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

March 11, 2019 10:11 AM
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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