Tag: HHS

Should Federal Employees Have to Provide Hair Samples for Their Drug Tests?

September 17, 2020 2:47 PM
Should Federal Employees Have to Provide Hair Samples for Their Drug Tests?

HHS has issued proposed drug testing guidelines for federal employees that include testing hair samples.

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HHS Network Experiences Weekend Cyber-Attack

March 16, 2020 2:29 PM

The Health and Human Services Department suffered a cyber-attack on its computer system, part of what people familiar with the incident called a campaign of disruption and disinformation that was aimed at undermining the response to the coronavirus pandemic and may have been the work of a foreign actor.

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Whistleblower Says Federal Employees Helping with Coronavirus Lacked Proper Protection

February 28, 2020 6:26 AM

A whistleblower alleges that some federal employees were sent to work at coronavirus quarantine locations in California without adequate safety protocols and then flew back home on commercial airplanes, according to a person familiar with the complaint against the Department of Health and Human Services.

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HHS Declares Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency in US

January 31, 2020 4:37 PM , Updated February 4, 2020 11:18 AM

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on Friday that the coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency in the U.S, although officials stressed that the overall risk to the public remains low.

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Analyzing and Reorganizing Federal Agencies

June 24, 2018 11:06 AM , Updated July 2, 2018 12:28 PM
Analyzing and Reorganizing Federal Agencies

A proposal to reorganize federal government would impact many agencies and employees. Here is a summary of how agencies would be impacted.

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OGE Reminds Agency Leaders to Promote an ‘Ethical Culture’

October 11, 2017 9:44 AM

The Office of Government Ethics is reminding agency leaders to ensure they act in ways that will not erode the trust of the American public.

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Tom Price Resigns as HHS Secretary

September 29, 2017 5:52 PM , Updated October 10, 2017 11:11 AM

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has resigned amid a controversy surrounding his use of private charter aircraft at taxpayer expense.

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Price Says He Will Pay for His Charter Flights

September 29, 2017 10:55 AM

HHS Secretary Tom Price said in a statement that he will be reimbursing the Treasury for the expenses incurred by his recent controversial charter flights.

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How Large Agencies Fared Under the 2018 Budget Proposal

May 24, 2017 10:23 AM , Updated May 30, 2017 9:23 AM

The 2018 budget proposal from the White House sets spending priorities for large federal agencies. Here is a summary for some key agencies.

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Lawmakers Warn HHS Against Restricting Federal Employees From Communicating With Congress

May 5, 2017 6:10 AM , Updated May 10, 2017 4:38 PM

Two lawmakers are questioning an HHS memo that they say appears to violate the rights of federal employees to communicate directly with Congress.

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