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Intelligence Community free from furloughs

In an email to employees, Director James Clapper said that he does not envision furloughs for feds that fall under the National Intelligence Program.

Tags: James Clapper , ODNI , sequestration , furloughs

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 06:17pm EDT

Hagel makes 'difficult choice,' civilian furloughs to begin July 8

The Defense Department reduces the number of furlough days from 14 to 11. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said it's possible the number could drop further, but he offered no promises.

Tags: DoD , sequestration , workforce , furlough , Chuck Hagel , Jared Serbu , Congress

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 05:38am EDT
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Sequestration slaps feds, punches contractors

For many federal workers, the threat of sequestration-triggered furloughs seems to be fading, at least a bit. But for some federal contractors, sequestration has meant layoffs, with perhaps more to come, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So how's sequestration treating you?

Tags: acquisition , Mike Causey , sequestration , workforce , federal report , contractors , furloughs

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 02:00am EDT

DOD cuts furlough days, adds few exemptions

Civilian employees at the Defense Department will now face 11 days of furloughs beginning July 8. This is the second time the Pentagon has revised its furlough plan. Originally, the Pentagon called for 22 unpaid days off due to sequestration. That number was later reduced to 14. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made the announcement today at a town hall meeting with employees in Virginia.

Tags: furloughs , pentagon , DoD , sequestration , Chuck Hagel

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 02:00pm EDT

DoD's military construction budget appears safe from sequestration cuts

Funding reductions in 2013 appropriations act are sufficient to protect military construction accounts from further sequestration cuts, but funds used for upkeep on existing buildings are severely impacted.

Tags: DoD , Congress , sequestration , Senate Appropriations Commitee , military construction , Robert Hale , John Conger , BRAC , Jared Serbu

Monday - 05/13/2013, 05:32am EDT
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The state of the federal job market

Lily Whiteman, author of "How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job" will discuss the job outlook in the federal government.
May 10, 2013

Tags: workforce , federal hiring , Lily Whiteman , How To Land A Top-Paying Federal Job , federal market , internship programs , sequestration , Pathways Program , government employees , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/10/2013, 10:17pm EDT
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Will sequestration, retirement wave derail OPM's backlog goal

The Office of Personnel Management has made steady progress chipping away at a longstanding backlog of retirement claims. But Oversight Committee lawmakers and other government watchdogs remain concerned that the absence of a long-term plan to overhaul the mostly paper-based process combined with across-the-board budget cuts and a lack of strong leadership within OPM could stall or derail the progress the agency has made.

Tags: OPM , OPM backlog , retirement , Ken Zawodny , sequestration , Joseph Beaudoin , NARFE , Valerie Melvin , GAO , Patrick McFarland , improper payments , Jack Moore

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 05:19pm EDT

Just how essential are you, really...

Back in the day, there were two classes of federal worker. Either you were essential or you were nonessential. Most were nonessential. Thanks to political correctness, the term of art now is emergency or nonemergency, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So what impact does that have when furloughs come a knocking?

Tags: Mike Causey , sequestration , federal report , furloughs

Friday - 05/10/2013, 02:00am EDT

FAA to staff 72 airport control towers at night

Tags: sequestration , FAA

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 06:14am EDT
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