Tag: Security Clearance

Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

By on July 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

The author says there are some important best practices that should be followed in moving background investigations too DoD.

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DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

By on June 26, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

DoD is expected to take over responsibility for conducting background investigations starting FY 2020.

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Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

By on May 30, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

An employee who lost his required security clearance and was indefinitely suspended as a result lost his appeal challenging the agency’s action.

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Dismantling OPM and Changing the Face of the Federal HR Program

By on April 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Dismantling OPM and Changing the Face of the Federal HR Program

The dismantling of OPM is starting with a new executive order transferring much of the OPM work to the Department of Defense.

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What Federal Employees Can Expect From the Overhauled Security Clearance Process

By on March 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What Federal Employees Can Expect From the Overhauled Security Clearance Process

The government is laying the framework for overhauling the security clearance process. What are the implications for federal employees?

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Marijuana Investments: Where is the Line?

By on March 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Marijuana Investments: Where is the Line?

Recent guidance on marijuana related investments raises questions for federal employees who hold security clearances.

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Pentagon to Take Over All Security Clearances in Nine Months

on December 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Defense Department and Office of Personnel Management expect to have merged two offices and moved 2,000 federal employees and a 600,000-case backlog of security clearance investigations nine months from now.

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What are Security Clearances and Why Do Some Former Officials Still Have Them?

on August 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
These are some of the basics behind security clearances - who gets them, how long they last, and why former officials retain them for a period of time.

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No Base Access, No Job

By on July 30, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
No Base Access, No Job

An Air Force employee whose job required both base access and a security clearance found out the hard way that a previous criminal conviction added up to no job.

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Senate Version of National Defense Authorization Act Offers Reforms

By on June 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senate Version of National Defense Authorization Act Offers Reforms

The author summarizes reforms from the 2019 NDAA that will be of most interest to federal employees.

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