Tag: Security Clearance

DOD Officially Takes on Background Investigations Mission, Organization

on October 1, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The newly branded Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency has officially taken on the background investigations mission with the start of fiscal year 2020.

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CBD Use Can Put Federal Employees’ Jobs in Jeopardy

on September 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

A former federal employees tells his story of how using CBD products led to the revocation of his security clearance and ultimately forced him to retire early from federal service.

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Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

By on July 31, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

Over 3,000 employees at OPM were notified they will be moving over to DoD as part of the transition of how the government handles background investigations.

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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 to 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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