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DOL to Reinstate Aide Wrongfully Accused of Anti-Semitism

on September 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A recent news report led to the resignation of a Labor Department political appointee, but after reviewing the situation he has now been reinstated by the agency.

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Labor Department Starting Federal Contractor Self-Audit Program

By on March 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Under a new Labor Department program, some contractors will be able to self-audit their workplace anti-discrimination rules.

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DOL Pay Freeze Dropped from Senate Spending Bill

By on August 27, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
DOL Pay Freeze Dropped from Senate Spending Bill

A proposal to freeze pay for Labor Department employees was left out of a recently passed spending bill.

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Senator Proposes Pay Freeze for DOL Employees

By on August 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senator Proposes Pay Freeze for DOL Employees

One Senator recently proposed a freeze on pay raises for federal employees at the Labor Department.

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150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

By on August 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

Data from the Labor Department provide a glimpse into the number of cases in which federal union officials were involved in theft of union dues.

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Creating Path for Restructuring Federal Government

By on July 15, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Creating Path for Restructuring Federal Government

Legislation has been introduced to create a path for implementing a plan to restructure or reorganize portions of the federal government.

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Proposal to Revamp OPM, Labor and Education Department

By on June 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A White House proposal would substantially change OPM, move it under the EOP and merge the Departments of Education and Labor.

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Vets.gov or Veterans.gov?

By on April 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Vets.gov or Veterans.gov?

Do veterans understand the differences between these two websites? One lawmaker is concerned they may not.

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Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

By on November 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has released his third annual report on what he deems to be wasteful spending within the federal government.

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Labor Secretary Wants To Reform Occupational Licensing

By on July 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Labor Secretary Wants To Reform Occupational Licensing

The Labor Secretary is advocating loosening or abolishing some occupational licensing that could help lower agency labor costs.

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