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NTEU concerned about fed worker safety

One of the largest Federal employee labor unions is in the second day of its three-day legislative conference, held yearly in Washington. The National Treasury Employees Union is pressing for things like collective bargaining rights for Transportation Security Administration screeners while also expressing its concern for the safety of all feds at their workplaces.

Tags: newsstand , employee safety , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , IRS , Austin , TIGTA , TSA , Barbara Mikulski , Nita Lowey , collective bargaining rights , Jeffrey Zeints , OMB , chief performance officer ,

Wednesday - 03/10/2010, 07:02am EST
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Hill impasse spells more furloughs for DoT workers

Thousands of Transportation Department staffers here in Washington and across the country face another day of furloughs today, and possibly the rest of the week. It's all because of a legislative stalemate in the United States Senate.

Tags: P&B , U.S. Senate , Dick Durbin , Jim Bunning , DoT , Transportation , Federal Highway Traffic Safety Administration , furloughs ,

Tuesday - 03/02/2010, 06:28am EST
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Napolitano blames hiring process for DHS contractor glut

There are more contractors than federal employees working at the Department of Homeland Security. Sec. Napolitano blames a federal hiring process that takes too long and costs too much.

Tags: mngt , P&B , DHS , Janet Napolitano , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Joseph Lieberman , federal hiring , hiring process ,

Thursday - 02/25/2010, 06:59am EST
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High drug prices targeted in House FEHBP plan

Some federal workers who participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program's prescription drug plan are paying 15-45 percent more than other comparable government programs. The result is feds and retired feds are not getting the best benefit at the best price for their prescriptions. So says a House subcommittee that is considering legislation to fix long-term systemic problems with the FEHBP and its spiraling drug costs.

Tags: P&B , FEHBP , Stephen Lynch , House Federal Workforce Subcommittee , OPM , Patrick McFarland , John Berry ,

Wednesday - 02/24/2010, 07:18am EST
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AFGE fires first salvo in bid to organize TSA screeners

Ever since the founding of the Transportation Security Administration, two federal employee unions have vied for the right to organize and represent TSA screeners at the bargaining table. Now, one of those unions has filed a petition to do just that, even though neither TSA or its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, have yet to officially endorse collective bargaining for the screeners.

Tags: P&B , AFGE , John Gage , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , TSA , Federal Labor Relations Authority , President Obama ,

Tuesday - 02/23/2010, 06:45am EST
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AFGE wants to represent TSA workers

WFED's Max Cacas reports.

Tags: pay & benefits , AFGE , collective bargaining , TSA

Monday - 02/22/2010, 07:33pm EST
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OIRA head Cass Sunstein is rethinking the mindset of regulation

Many federal government watchers think the former Harvard Law Professor has turned OIRA into a 'living laboratory' for writing government regulations based on behavioral economics.

Tags: management , Cass Sunstein , OIRA , OMB , Peter Orszag , DoT , Ray Lahood , American University's Washington College of Law , President Obama , American University

Wednesday - 02/17/2010, 03:50pm EST
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A flurry of activity during snowstorms

Thanks to 14 federally approved and fully equipped "remote teleworking locations," Feds in Virginia and Maryland were able to work remotely.

Tags: telework , Dr. Pat Peacock , Collaboration Center

Tuesday - 02/16/2010, 06:00am EST

QHSR: Crowdsourced and complete

For the first time since the founding of the agency, the Department of Homeland Security is getting an opportunity for some introspection and a look at whether its programs and priorities are "on mission." The Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, unlike other agency documents, was written and developed using a variation of popular web 2.0 collaboration tools.

Tags: mngt , security , DHS , QHSR , David Heyman , Alan Cohn , National Academy of Public Administration ,

Tuesday - 02/09/2010, 06:57am EST
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QHSR review complete

How bloggers had a hand in writing the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review.

Tags: mngt , homeland security , DHS ,

Monday - 02/08/2010, 05:08pm EST
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