Tag: USDA

Illegal Civil Service Appointment Leads to Employee’s Removal

August 31, 2020 7:22 AM
Illegal Civil Service Appointment Leads to Employee’s Removal

Favoritism in the selection process for a HUD field office director eventually resulted in removal to “regularize” his illegal appointment.

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USDA Signs Lease for Relocating Two of its Agencies

November 4, 2019 9:52 AM , Updated November 15, 2019 4:17 PM
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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Déjà vu for USDA?

September 11, 2019 12:42 PM , Updated September 24, 2019 11:01 AM

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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Senators Question USDA’s Decision to Reduce Buyout Offers

August 29, 2019 10:02 AM , Updated September 11, 2019 12:57 PM
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

August 20, 2019 6:56 PM , Updated September 4, 2019 2:02 PM
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

August 12, 2019 11:34 AM , Updated August 22, 2019 10:58 AM
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

August 12, 2019 8:11 AM

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

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USDA Announces Intent to Relocate Two Agencies to Kansas City

June 13, 2019 1:14 PM , Updated June 24, 2019 8:19 AM
USDA Announces Intent to Relocate Two Agencies to Kansas City

USDA has announced plans to make a new home for two of its agencies.

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USDA Announces Finalists for its New Agency Locations

May 6, 2019 11:50 AM , Updated May 14, 2019 11:18 AM
USDA Announces Finalists for its New Agency Locations

USDA has announced finalists among locations being considered for relocating two sub-agencies.

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USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

August 12, 2018 3:03 PM , Updated August 22, 2018 3:04 PM
USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

The Agriculture Department announced plans to move several hundred of its employees outside of Washington, DC.

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