Tag: GAO

OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

By on December 3, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

A recent GAO report highlighted shortcomings in OPM’s performance management practices, but the author says the report doesn’t go far enough.

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3 Years After Data Breaches, OPM Still Has Security Deficiencies

By on November 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
3 Years After Data Breaches, OPM Still Has Security Deficiencies

Over 3 years after the data breaches were reported at OPM, the agency still has not made a number of recommended security improvements.

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Report: Federal Agencies Blindsided by Immigration Order

on October 24, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Federal immigration and health officials were blindsided by President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on migrants crossing the southwest border, triggering a cascade of problems as agencies struggled with the fallout from family separations according to a Government Accountability Office report issued Wednesday.

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Planning on Student Loan Forgiveness? Be Careful

By on October 16, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Planning on Student Loan Forgiveness? Be Careful

A recent GAO report found that the Education Department’s student loan forgiveness program isn’t working out so well for borrowers.

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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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The ‘Unsustainable Path’ of USPS Retiree Health Benefits

By on October 2, 2018 in Agency News, Retirement with 0 Comments
The ‘Unsustainable Path’ of USPS Retiree Health Benefits

How bad is the financial condition of the Postal Service’s retirement fund? A new GAO report analyzes the situation.

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Using Government Software and Information to “Resist” Administration

By on September 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

More videos have been released with federal employees explaining how they “resist” federal policies. One employee works for GAO and says he is a communist.

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OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

By on August 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

A GAO report says that federal agencies could make wider use of tables of penalties for workplace discipline, but OPM disagrees.

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IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

By on August 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

The IRS announced it is changing the format of tax transcripts in an effort to protect taxpayers’ personal data.

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GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

By on August 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

A GAO decision concludes that the EPA’s former administrator did not break the law when he appeared in a beef association video.

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