Tag: House Oversight Committee

House Democrats Try to Bully FLRA Chair at Hearing

By on June 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says a recent House Committee hearing on the FLRA served to attack the agency’s chairman and showed the Congressmen’s lack of knowledge about the law.

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Mid-Term Elections and Federal Employee Pay and Benefits

By on November 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Mid-Term Elections and Federal Employee Pay and Benefits

The change in Congressional control of the House will result in a new emphasis on federal employee issues. Here is an overview.

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Report: TSA Plagued by Misconduct Problems

By on September 25, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report: TSA Plagued by Misconduct Problems

A new House Committee report details serious misconduct problems among senior officials at the TSA.

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‘Union Time on the People’s Dime’

By on May 24, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Use of “official time” by federal employee union representatives was the subject of a recent hearing in Congress.

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Cummings Worried About Targeting of State Department Employees

By on May 22, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Cummings Worried About Targeting of State Department Employees

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has asked for a subpoena of documents allegedly showing retributions made against State Department employees.

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House Committee Hearing Addresses Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 17, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A hearing held by a House Committee yesterday addressed recent proposals to cut federal employees’ retirement benefits.

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Is Leadership at EPA ‘Coming Apart at the Seams?’

By on April 6, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Is Leadership at EPA ‘Coming Apart at the Seams?’

One Congressman is apparently fed up with reports about the EPA administrator and wants to hold a hearing to listen to his sworn testimony on recent allegations.

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House Democrats Want Hearing on Cabinet Members’ Flight Costs

By on April 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Democrats Want Hearing on Cabinet Members’ Flight Costs

Two Congressmen want a formal hearing into excessive travel spending by Trump administration cabinet officials.

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OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches

By on March 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches

OPM has struggled to update its IT systems after the 2015 data breaches, and now a House Committee is asking the agency for information.

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Legislation Would Make Federal Employee Bonuses Public Information

By on March 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Make Federal Employee Bonuses Public Information

Should federal employee bonuses be public information? Legislation has been introduced to require them to be published online.

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