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'In case of nuclear attack...'

Dr. C. Norman Coleman's daily duties immerses him in what "most people don't want to think about," and for his exceptional work on radiation, he is a SAMMIES finalist.

Tags: SAMMIES 2011 , SAMMIES Tracker , NIH , C. Norman Coleman , Norman Coleman

Monday - 06/13/2011, 10:31am EDT

Federal partners crackdown on immigration scams

DHS, DOJ and FTC collaborate with state and local partners in and unprecedented effort. DHS's Alejandro Mayorkas explains how it works.

Tags: DHS , DoJ , FTC , Alejandro Mayorkas , USCIS , immigration scams

Friday - 06/10/2011, 10:08am EDT

Considering a buyout? Think before you act

Bill Bransford is a partner at the law firm, Shaw, Bransford & Roth. He joins the Federal Drive with information on the legal rights of employees who may feel targeted to accept buyouts.

Tags: buyouts , pay and benefits , early-outs , GPO , USPS , USDA , Legal Loop , Bill Bransford

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 09:41am EDT

GPO CHCO details buyout offers

The Government Printing Office wants to reduce staffing by 15 percent, and is offering buyouts as a way of getting there. Eventually. CHCO William Harris says the process won't be complete until the end of the year.

Tags: pay and benefits , buyouts , GPO , CHCO , William Harris , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 09:08am EDT

DOJ COPS program is changing perceptions

The economic problems of the past few years have taken their toll on local governments, including police departments. We learn how building partnerships with the private sector landed DOJ's Zoe Mentel a seat at this year's SAMMIE finalist table.

Tags: SAMMIES 2011 , SAMMIE TRACKER , DoJ , Zoe Mentel , COPS , Suzanne Kubota

Monday - 06/06/2011, 10:31am EDT

What's changed for women in federal service

A lot has changed in the last 20 years, especially for women who work in the federal government. We get details from MSPB's James Tsugawa and Cynthia Ferentinos.

Tags: MSPB , pay and benefits , workforce , personnel issues , James Tsugawa , Cynthia Ferentinos

Monday - 06/06/2011, 10:40am EDT

DOD program office missing key information

$11.2 billion contract has no records on pricing negotiations or other procurement information.

Tags: DoD Report , acquisition , DoD IG , Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training,

Monday - 06/06/2011, 09:40am EDT

DHS FISMA metrics released

The Homeland Security Department has issued new cyber security guidance for agencies.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , FISMA , DHS

Monday - 06/06/2011, 09:30am EDT

Your buyout checklist - questions feds should ask

More federal agencies are offering their employees money to quit. Federal News Radio spoke with certified financial planner Arthur Stein about the factors you should consider when thinking about a buyout.

Tags: pay and benefits , buyouts , Arthur Stein , retirement , CSRS , FERS

Friday - 06/03/2011, 10:31am EDT

Perception gap narrows between genders in federal service

"Better, but not there yet" may be the best way to sum up a recent report on gender differences in the federal workspace. The Partnership for Public Service's John Palguta tells us about a new report.

Tags: pay and benefits , worklife issues , workforce , MSPB , Partnership for Public Service , John Palguta

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 10:41am EDT
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