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A new report released Monday by the Office of Management and Budget claims agencies have identified $19 billion in contractor cost savings, with the government well on the way to meeting the President's mandate to cut contractor costs by $40 billion annually by fiscal 2011.
Nominee didn't offer a lot of specifics about his vision or priorities when it comes to acquisition reform or improvements. Gordon did address multiple award contracting and strategic sourcing. Lawmakers express concern that OFPP needs more staff.
Tags: contracting , mngt , Dan Gordon , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , George Voinovich , OMB , OFPP , GAO , robert burton , Venable , insourcing , acquisition workforce , multiple award contracts
The Federal government's first "Chief Performance Officer" faces off with a Senate Committee hearing testimony for his nomination. Jeffrey Zients talks about the difference between managing in the private and public sector, the PART legacy from the Bush Administration, and how he views the expected retirement tsunami in the federal government.
The administration proposing an independent board that would make recommendations on shedding that property. The White House plans to sell some of it.
The administration has capped the amount federal agencies can spend on performance awards for employees.
The Obama administration Wednesday sent lawmakers a proposed bill that would create an independent commission to dispose of thousands of pieces of federal property that agencies have designated as excess. The administration also posted online a map showing the locations of more than 7,000 of the properties.
The Office of Management and Budget has released a list of 137 data centers it plans to close by the end of the year.
The White House is detailing how a government reorganization effort will work, and who will run it.
The national council released a memo Wednesday to help agency managers work with employee unions. The guidance highlights the importance of, and confusion around, pre-decisional discussions. The council expects more progress over the next year from labor-management councils with individual bargaining units.
Tags: management , National Council on Federal Labor Management Relat , Office of Personnel Management , Office of Management and Budget , organized labor , John Berry , FLRA, FCMS , collective bargaining , labor-relation forums , Meg Beasley
The freeze would cover all of 2011 and 2012, for all civilian Federal employees; uniformed military wouldn't be included.