Tag: DoD

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

August 7, 2018 10:01 AM
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

June 17, 2018 10:08 AM
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

November 2, 2017 11:14 AM
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

August 8, 2017 11:47 AM
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

July 31, 2017 9:33 AM

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

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DoD Lifts Agency Hiring Freeze

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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Can The Secdef-Ordered Review of DoD Business Operations Make a Difference? Absolutely.

March 2, 2017 12:53 PM

The Defense secretary has called for a review of DoD’s business operations. The author says that this can work to reduce costs and improve operations at the agency.

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Cutting the Federal Workforce Is Harder Than It Sounds

February 9, 2017 3:55 PM
Cutting the Federal Workforce Is Harder Than It Sounds

The Trump administration has said it wants to make cuts to the overall size of the federal workforce, however, the author says that that this may be harder to do than it would seem on the surface.

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DoD Releases Hiring Freeze Guidance

February 4, 2017 10:37 AM
DoD Releases Hiring Freeze Guidance

The Defense Department has issued agency-specific guidance on the hiring freeze. The author provides a complete breakdown of the details.

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DoD’s New RIF Rules: A Big Deal or Not?

February 3, 2017 10:33 AM
DoD’s New RIF Rules: A Big Deal or Not?

The Department of Defense recently released new rules for reduction in force. The author explains what the implications of these new rules for federal employees.

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