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

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

April 11, 2019 1:44 PM
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

April 11, 2019 10:55 AM
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

February 21, 2019 1:37 PM
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

December 14, 2018 10:22 AM
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

November 19, 2018 10:27 AM
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

November 8, 2018 1:53 PM
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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HR – The $5 Billion Question

October 15, 2018 9:26 AM
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

October 13, 2018 2:35 PM
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

August 7, 2018 12:02 PM
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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