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HR – The $5 Billion Question

By on October 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
HR – The $5 Billion Question

How many HR offices does an agency really need? The author looks at HR from a cost savings perspective.

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Pentagon Reveals Cyber Breach

on October 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Pentagon on Friday said there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data of potentially as many as 30,000 U.S. military and civilian personnel.

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DoD Bans Geolocation Apps and Devices in Deployed Areas

By on August 7, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DoD Bans Geolocation Apps and Devices in Deployed Areas

The Defense Department has banned geolocation services on devices in designated operational areas citing a security risk.

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Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

By on August 7, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

The government tried unsuccessfully to convince the district court to throw out a legal challenge to transgender individuals serving in the military.

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Senate Version of National Defense Authorization Act Offers Reforms

By on June 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senate Version of National Defense Authorization Act Offers Reforms

The author summarizes reforms from the 2019 NDAA that will be of most interest to federal employees.

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DoD Succeeds in Removing a Police Officer the Second Time Around

By on November 2, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DoD Succeeds in Removing a Police Officer the Second Time Around

A Defense Department police officer got in trouble with the law in California. Before his plea deal came about, the Department took action….three times…but only the second removal action made it through on appeal.

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DOD Budget Sequestration Furlough in 2013 Affirmed

By on August 8, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DOD Budget Sequestration Furlough in 2013 Affirmed

In one of many appeals brought by furloughed Defense employees as the result of the 2013 budget sequestration process, the appeals court has found no error in the handling of one employee’s appeal.

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A Good Week For AFGE In Republican-Controlled House

By on July 31, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Good Week For AFGE In Republican-Controlled House

AFGE scored several legislative victories in the House of Representatives last week.

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Lawmakers Want to Extend Bigger Buyouts For Defense Civilian Workers

on July 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The annual defense authorization bill recently passed by a House Committee includes a provision to extend bigger payouts to DoD civilian employees who want to leave their jobs early.

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DoD Lifts Agency Hiring Freeze

By on May 4, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
DoD Lifts Agency Hiring Freeze

The Department of Defense has announced that it is officially lifting the agency’s civilian workforce hiring freeze, but with some restrictions.

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