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Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

By on July 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

The author says there are some important best practices that should be followed in moving background investigations too DoD.

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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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Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

By on June 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

Lawmakers want DoD to drop what they consider offensive terminology from the agency’s forms.

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When We Say, “Do Not Disclose,” We Mean Do Not Disclose

By on June 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
When We Say, “Do Not Disclose,” We Mean Do Not Disclose

A DoD police officer appealed his removal based on lack of candor, conduct unbecoming, and unauthorized use of a computer. See how the appeals court ruled.

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Bill Would Pool DoD Employees’ Unused Leave for Family and Medical Use

By on April 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Pool DoD Employees’ Unused Leave for Family and Medical Use

A new bill would pool unused leave among DoD employees to to go towards family and medical leave purposes.

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WikiLeaks Founder Charged with Conspiracy to Hack DoD Computer

By on April 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
WikiLeaks Founder Charged with Conspiracy to Hack DoD Computer

The Justice Department announced that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to hack a government computer.

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Report: Pentagon Official Gave Out $280K In Fraudulent Bonuses

on February 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A senior Pentagon official approved $280,000 in fraudulent bonuses to seven officials preparing to leave the department, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General.

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DoD Employee Defauds Government of Over $1 Million in Overtime Payments

on December 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A former employee at Langley Air Force Base has admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $1.46 million — mainly by faking the amount of overtime she worked over 17 years.

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The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

By on November 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

A recent court case illustrates how an obscure law can help protect federal employees from disability discrimination.

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Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

By on November 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

Most military retirees will see a pay increase next year thanks to a cost of living adjustment.

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