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Hewlett-Packard to pay $30 million for overbilling the Postal Service

The Justice Department announced Friday that Hewlett-Packard Co. will pay $32.5 million due to allegations of overcharging the U.S. Postal Service.

Tags: USPS , Hewlett Packard , fraud , DoJ , False Claims Act , overcharging , contracting ,

Monday - 08/04/2014, 10:32am EDT

FMA lauds House bill to help veteran feds

The Federal Managers Association is supporting Tuesday's introduction of the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) introduced the bill that would give 104 hours of sick leave to first-year feds that qualify under Veterans Affairs Department.

Tags: FMA , Stephen Lynch , G.K. Butterfield , wounded warriors , Elijah Cummings , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform ,

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 11:04am EDT

Anne Rung nominated to head OFPP

President Obama has tapped a senior advisor at OMB to be the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.

Tags: Anne Rung , OFPP , GSA , Joe Jordan , Lesley Field

Friday - 07/11/2014, 12:17pm EDT

Agencies on the right track with open data

Former DHS technology leader Dan Katz believes the continued surge in the amount of data produced daily will provide a "renaissance, of really innovative, really high-value solutions" to the government's open data issues.

Tags: open data , Dan Katz , In Depth , INADEV , DHS , Open Data Initiatives , Open Data Policy , Project Open Data , DATA Act , ACT-IAC ,

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 02:25pm EDT

OPM reminds feds of mental health importance

OPM's Katherine Archuleta and HHS' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration release a memo providing guidance to agency leaders about how to identify individuals in mental health distress. The guidance also offers resources to federal employees looking for help.

Tags: OPM , Katherine Archuleta , Pamela Hyde , Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration , mental health ,

Monday - 06/23/2014, 12:48pm EDT

GSA to swap Fed Triangle properties for developers' services

GSA issued a RFQ that asks developers to restart the renovation of its stalled headquarters program and further DHS headquarters construction. The contractors wouldn't receive payment, but instead two buildings in Southwest Washington, D.C.

Tags: real property , Federal Triangle South , DHS , St. Elizabeths campus , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , RFQ

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 10:06am EDT

Federal offices closed Monday

Federal offices in the Washington D.C. area are closed Monday. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work will follow their agency's policies.

Tags: OPM , current status ,

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:09am EDT

DHS not on track to deliver large-scale tech improvements

The Homeland Security Department will likely miss its 2015 deadline for modernizing the system it uses to screen foreigners entering the U.S.

Tags: GAO , DHS , CBP , ICE , TECS , TECS Mod , risk management , Tom Coburn

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 11:48am EST

People with disabilities make up larger share of federal workforce, but agency hiring still lags

The federal government now employs a record number of people with a disability. The Office of Personnel Management says agencies are making progress toward the President's 2010 hiring goals.

Tags: OPM , Katherine Archuleta , disabilities hiring , workforce

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 03:20pm EST

Best Places to Work rankings show repeat winners and all-time lows

2013 marks the lowest employee satisfaction scores in agencies, according to the annual Best Places to Work report from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. Governmentwide numbers show the federal workforce most concerned with leadership, mission and pay.

Tags: Best Places to Work , Partnership for Pubic Service , Deloitte , employee satisfaction , workforce ,

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 03:00am EST
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