Tag: IG

USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

By on July 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

A Postal union endorsing Hillary Clinton and other Democrats gave 2,776 days to union officials to work on the union’s political activities.

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OPM Issues Warning About Annuity Scam

By on June 20, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Warning About Annuity Scam

OPM recently issued an alert about a scam that is targeting the annuities of retired federal employees.

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Report: VA Facility Served Food Trays with Cockroaches to Patients

By on May 25, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report: VA Facility Served Food Trays with Cockroaches to Patients

A VA Inspector General’s report substantiated claims that cockroaches were present in the kitchen facility at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Chaffetz Asks IG to Investigate Comey’s Firing

By on May 11, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Chaffetz Asks IG to Investigate Comey’s Firing

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has asked the Justice Department’s Inspector General to investigate the circumstances surrounding James Comey’s firing.

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Woman Indicted for Falsely Claiming Social Security Benefits on the Husband She Murdered

By on May 4, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Woman Indicted for Falsely Claiming Social Security Benefits on the Husband She Murdered

An Alabama woman has been indicted for falsely claiming Social Security widow’s benefits for her husband who she murdered.

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House Committee Urges President to Fill IG Positions

By on April 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is encouraging President Trump to fill several empty Inspector General positions at federal agencies.

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Agencies Fail to Implement 15,222 OIG Recommendations

By on October 17, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Agencies Fail to Implement 15,222 OIG Recommendations

A new report finds that Executive Branch departments and federal agencies have failed to implement over 15,000 open OIG recommendations.

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What Should be the Role of Agency Inspectors General?

By on September 7, 2016 in Leadership with 18 Comments

A new report looks at the role of agency inspectors general and examines how to best utilize them to maximize government operating efficiency.

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Who Runs an Agency – The Agency Head or the Inspector General?

By on February 15, 2016 in Human Resources with 14 Comments
Who Runs an Agency – The Agency Head or the Inspector General?

Who runs a federal agency: the agency head or the inspector general? The author discusses the role of inspectors general (IGs) in agency operations and when (or not) an agency might be wise to follow the recommendations from an IG.

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Inspector General Investigations and Unions

By on June 4, 2014 in Current Events with 11 Comments

The FLRA concluded a union proposal to allow bargaining on restricting IG investigations was proper. In overruling the FLRA, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals concluded a similar decision on this issue issued in 1994 was still correct.

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