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Postal Service officials said they will be insolvent by the end of September unless Congress gives them more control and flexibility over their finances. The USPS board of governors met Friday as the organization reported a third-quarter loss of $3.1 billion.
The Office of Personnel Management's proposed regulations would make it easier for agencies to recruit and train students and recent graduates without going through the competitive hiring process.
The General Services Administration has named 599 small disadvantaged firms to its 8(a) STARS II contract. The governmentwide IT contract, with a ceiling of $10 billion, is bigger and broader than its predecessors.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is urging Congress to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration before lawmakers fly home for the August break. LaHood said 4,000 FAA employees, about 70,000 workers in the private sector and more than 200 airport projects are depending on them.
The children of federal workers' same-sex partners may qualify for their agency's childcare benefits under a rule proposed Thursday by the Office of Personnel Management. The rule is part of an effort to make family benefits available to all eligible workers wherever possible.
House Transportation Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) is at the center of the legislative stalemate over FAA reauthorization. He spoke with Federal News Radio about the impact it's having on FAA workers.
The Postal Regulatory Commission is scheduling public hearings on the Postal Service's plan to consider shutting down nearly 3,700 post offices nationwide.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the best way to dispose of nearly 90,000 vacant or underutilized federal properties. While some lawmakers see property sales as a way to generate cash, it's not clear how much the properties are actually worth.
Witnesses at a Senate field hearing in Laurel, Md. said the government's tight budget is tough on the small businesses that are bidding for cybersecurity contracts. Federal agency representatives, on the other hand, say they're reaching out to small businesses.
Federal unions and associations haven't gotten far in their attempts to convince Congress not to cut federal workers' salaries, retirement or resources. Now they're taking that message to the public through media spots and demonstrations.
Unions are intensifying their cries against proposed cuts to federal workers' pay and benefits.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has implemented a 2008 law that puts Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers on par with law enforcement officers when it comes to earning greater retirement benefits and qualifying for early retirement. It also requires CBP officers to retire by age 57.
The two largest federal unions are urging feds to stand up against proposed cuts to federal pay and retirement by calling Congressional leaders and rallying in New York. Last week, 21 federal unions sent a letter to Treasury and OMB demanding to know what would happen to federal employees should Congress and the White House fail to raise the debt ceiling but got no response.
The administration's new memo instructs agencies to secure the information, programs and networks used by employees working outside the office, and to prevent employees from using government resources to access porn.
A coalition of 21 groups representing five-million federal employees and retirees wrote a letter to OMB and Treasury asking for information about what happens to federal workers if the debt ceiling isn't raised. NTEU is planning a rally in New York to oppose proposed cuts to federal employees pay and benefits.