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Trump Issues Executive Order to Bolster Agency Cybersecurity Procedures

By on May 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Issues Executive Order to Bolster Agency Cybersecurity Procedures

President Trump has issued an executive order that will hold heads of federal agencies accountable for implementing IT risk management procedures.

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Did the Trump Administration Require Some Federal Employees to Watch Fox News?

By on May 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Did the Trump Administration Require Some Federal Employees to Watch Fox News?

Did the Trump administration mandate an FDA facility keep its TVs tuned to Fox News? A recent tweet making this allegation led to a flurry of social media activity.

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Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

By on May 9, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey according to a statement released by the White House.

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Trump Calls on Federal Employees to Help Make Government More Efficient

By on May 8, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Calls on Federal Employees to Help Make Government More Efficient

President Trump has issued a proclamation for Public Service Recognition Week to honor the work of federal employees and to ask for their help in making government operate more efficiently.

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Executive Order Aims to Modernize Government IT

By on May 2, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Executive Order Aims to Modernize Government IT

President Trump signed an executive order calling for the establishment of a new committee to modernize IT systems in federal agencies.

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Trump Signs EO to Make It Easier to Fire Non-Performing VA Employees

By on April 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Signs EO to Make It Easier to Fire Non-Performing VA Employees

President Trump signed an executive order establishing a new office tasked with making it easier to fire VA employees for misconduct or poor performance.

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Trump Not Planning to Fill All Vacancies in the Federal Government

on April 27, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
President Trump said Wednesday that he does not plan to fill many of the vacancies left by departing political appointees in his administration, arguing the federal government could survive without some of the staff positions currently awaiting appointees.

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Executive Order Directs USDA to Support Interagency Task Force

By on April 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A new executive order directs the USDA to oversee an interagency task force designed to promote agriculture and rural prosperity.

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‘Uncertain’ Describes Federal Workers Today

By on April 25, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
‘Uncertain’ Describes Federal Workers Today

The author says that the Trump administration’s approach to government is causing great uncertainty among Federal workers.

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How Federal Workforce Cuts Could Impact Employment Across the Nation

on April 24, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The federal government currently employs just over 2 million civilian employees, many of whom are located outside of the Washington, DC metro area. How vulnerable federal employees are to job reductions depends in part on how their agencies are viewed by the administration and Congress. The author analyzes what parts of the country might be the most susceptible to an impact from any federal workforce reductions.

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