Tag: USDA

29 People Indicted in USDA Corruption Case

on November 26, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

29 people, including elected and appointed federal, state and local government officials, have been indicted for conspiring to steal thousands in taxpayer dollars in a scheme led by a USDA employee.

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USDA Signs Lease for Relocating Two of its Agencies

By on November 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Signs Lease for Relocating Two of its Agencies

USDA has signed a lease for permanent office space to make the move of two of its agencies to Missouri one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Moving USDA Offices is a Warning

on October 8, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Some federal employees are warning that the Trump administration's efforts to move two USDA sub-agencies out of the Washington, DC area are an effort to eliminate evidence-based research.

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Déjà vu for USDA?

By on September 11, 2019 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Déjà vu for USDA?

The author says that past precedent from court decisions indicates the USDA will face an uphill battle in its efforts to relocate some employees.

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USDA Advertises Job Openings Ahead of Kansas City Relocation

on September 3, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Department of Agriculture has posted multiple job openings, some with six figure salaries, in advance of the agency's planned relocation to Kansas City due to a number of federal employees who are leaving the agency rather than relocating.

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Senators Question USDA’s Decision to Reduce Buyout Offers

By on August 29, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senators Question USDA’s Decision to Reduce Buyout Offers

A group of Senators are asking the USDA questions about the reduced buyout the agency recently offered to some agency employees.

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USDA Reducing Buyout Offer

By on August 20, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Reducing Buyout Offer

The buyout amount has been reduced for USDA employees opting to leave and not move to Kansas City where jobs are to be relocated.

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USDA, IG at Odds Over Agency Relocation

By on August 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA, IG at Odds Over Agency Relocation

The USDA IG issued a report examining the agency’s intent to relocate two subagencies outside of Washington, DC.

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Moving USDA Employees to Kansas City Becoming a Reality

By on August 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Moving USDA Employees to Kansas City Becoming a Reality

USDA and AFGE have reached an agreement on relocating federal employees from Washington, DC to Kansas City.

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Federal Employees Sound Alarm About USDA Relocation

on July 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Some federal employees with the two agencies within USDA that are being relocated outside of Washington, DC say that the move is an effort to “eviscerate” the agency and “silence” researchers doing work that runs counter to the administration’s goals.

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