Tag: House Oversight Committee

‘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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Lawmakers Want to Know Why OPM is Suddenly Withholding Federal Employee Salary Data

By on March 11, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want to Know Why OPM is Suddenly Withholding Federal Employee Salary Data

OPM has increasingly been blocking the release of substantial amounts of federal employee salary data. Some lawmakers want to know why.

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House Committee Looking Into ‘Excessive Spending’ on Redecorating Carson’s Office

By on March 1, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Looking Into ‘Excessive Spending’ on Redecorating Carson’s Office

The House Oversight Committee is probing reports of “excessive spending” on decorating the HUD Secretary’s office.

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Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

By on March 1, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wants to subpoena DOI for a lack of response to his inquiry about retaliatory employee reassignments.

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