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Department of Labor News

OMB teeing up financial, HR systems for the cloud

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said there are more than 1,000 of these back-office systems and moving them to private cloud providers could save billions. Several agencies, including Labor and EEOC, already have moved their financial systems to a private cloud. Kundra envisions an interagency effort similar to the one for email where agencies commit to using a governmentwide contract for these services.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 08:01am EDT
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Commerce, Labor could merge to form new agency

Sen. Richard Burr (R.-N.C.) introduced legislation forming the Commerce and Workforce Department using recommendations of GAO and the deficit commission. Thirty-five offices would be consolidated into 12 and funding of seven programs or initiatives would be reduced or eliminated.

Friday - 05/27/2011, 12:27pm EDT
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Stricter regulations coming to fed contractors?

The Labor Department wants stricter regulations for federal contractors.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 06:05pm EDT
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Pay Agent rejects new locality pay areas

The President's pay agent said federal employees should not receive locality pay adjustments in 2012, despite recommendations by the Federal Salary Council for an increase.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 02:21pm EDT

Labor toolkit helps in disability hiring

The five-step online toolkit has tips for everything from creating a welcoming environment to do's and don'ts for interviews.

Monday - 03/14/2011, 03:17pm EDT
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OSC head nominee promises whistleblower support

Carolyn Lerner plans to improve the Office of Special Counsel if confirmed following the agencies two-year span without a Senate confirmed leader.

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 04:29pm EST

Bring your own telework tools

The federal government could soon pay a $2,000 subsidy to federal employees who buy their own mobile devices.

Monday - 03/07/2011, 04:00am EST

The difference between the Middle East and the Middle West

Dave Ross, commentator

Monday - 02/21/2011, 09:01pm EST
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Wisconsin labor battle to impact other states

Maggie Haberman, senior political reporter for Politico

Monday - 02/21/2011, 08:57pm EST
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