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Scam targets GSA schedule holders using spoofed federal email addresses

The FBI, and the EPA and GSA IGs have been investigating spear phishing attacks using real federal employee email addresses and stolen credit card numbers to buy toner cartridges online. GSA said scammers so far have targeted employees of the EPA, Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service, the Commerce Department's Census Bureau, the Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health.

Tags: contracting , industry , GSA , FBI , Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , Scott Orbach , EZGSA , Rick Vogel , Coast-to-Coast Computer Products , fraud , spear phishing , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 01:06pm EDT
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Buyouts: From off-the-rack to tailor made

Now that early-outs and buyouts are popping up in various agencies, the obvious question, for younger and older workers is: What's in it for me? Unlike the one-size fits all buyouts of the 1990s, the new version is tailor-made to individual groups, grades and regions, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , buyouts , early retirement , VERA , VSIP

Friday - 02/14/2014, 02:00am EST

EPA receives high praise for innovation with water data

EPA's "How's My Waterway?" app earned the most votes out of eight finalists in ACT-IAC's Igniting Innovation awards. The site takes public data, simplifies it and adds new technology to make it easier to find and use by the public.

Tags: technology , innovation , Doug Norton , ACT-IAC , Steve VanRoekel , Dave McClure , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/07/2014, 03:51am EST
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EPA plans early-outs targeted at higher grades

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued targeted early-retirement and buyout offers to hundreds of employees nationwide, according to an American Federation of Government Employees local. EPA officials are planning to offer early-outs at 19 different offices within the agency, spanning all 10 regions. Workers who sign up can receive up to $25,000 and will have to be off the rolls by early April.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , early retirement , buyouts , Jack Moore

Monday - 02/03/2014, 01:44pm EST

Shuffling chairs in senior IT positions

New CIO at EPA; GSA gets another OMB detailee.

Tags: Barack Obama , Ann Dunkin , DHS , Reggie Brothers , Dominic Sale , people , GSA , Jason Miller , Inside the Reporters Notebook

Friday - 01/31/2014, 02:42pm EST

EPA, GSA want help in applying commercial standards to green purchasing

The agencies issued draft guidelines on how best to assess non-governmental environmental standards and ecolabels already in the marketplace for use in government. Comments are due in February.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , industry , green government , GSA , Federal Register , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 12:33pm EST

Feds expected to report Tuesday even if shutdown occurs

Federal workers will still have to report to work for about four hours Tuesday even if the government shuts down.

Tags: HUD , government shutdown , workforce

Monday - 09/30/2013, 06:15pm EDT

DHS warns contractors about shutdown consequences

EPA also issues guidance to agencies, and OPM updates the governmentwide shutdown guidance.

Tags: management , government shutdown , DHS , OPM , contracting , Nick Nayak , DoD , Congress , OMB , Bob Perciasepe , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 07:31pm EDT
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