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Dan Waddell, Director of Government Affairs, ISC2

The Office of Personnel Management has a list of 25 different conferences that comply with federal training regulations. Dan Waddell is director of government affairs for the cybersecurity non-profit (ISC)2. OPM just added their fourth annual Security Congress event to its list of approved conferences. On In Depth with Francis Rose, Waddell explained how the event got on the list.

Tags: OPM , In Depth , management , technology , cybersecurity , workforce , Francis Rose , Security Congress , Dan Waddell , ISC(2) , training

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 04:14pm EDT
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High-profile Marine Corps whistleblower's suit settled

Franz Gayl's seven-year Whistleblower Protection Act complaint case against the United States Marine Corps has come to an end. On top of preserving Gayl's position, the deal also appoints Gayl to a new team tasked with developing guidelines for whistleblower rights.

Tags: DoD , Marine Corps , MRAP , Franz Gayl , Whistleblower Protection Act , Government Accountability Project , whistleblowers , workforce

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Report: Services for female veterans fall short

The Veterans Affairs Department and other government agencies are not doing enough to help women who served in the military, even as their number is rising dramatically, according to a new report.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , DoD , workforce , oversight

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 05:40pm EDT

USPS to add 9,000 union jobs in 90 days

In accordance with an agreement with the American Postal Workers Union, the U.S. Postal Service will convert 9,000 jobs previously held by non-union employees into bargaining unit positions.

Tags: postal service , American Postal Workers Union , Mark Dimondstein , workforce , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:08am EDT

VA has one ethics officer for every 18,674 employees

The Office of Government Ethics says the Veterans Affairs Department needs to expand the legal team responsible for ensuring employees follow government ethics rules. The team has just 19 people, in a department of more than 342,000.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , OGE , ethics , financial disclosure , Emily Kopp , oversight , management , workforce

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 02:21pm EDT

OGE Director Shaub wants a stronger, more transparent ethics community

The National Government Ethics Summit, sponsored by the Office of Government Ethics, highlighted basic and advanced training for federal ethics officials, as well as broader subjects, such as whistleblower retaliation, the Hatch Act and other legal issues. Walter Shaub, the director of OGE, wants training sessions such as these to bring the federal ethics community closer together.

Tags: management , Office of Government Ethics , Walter Shaub , workforce , Craig Holman , Jason Miller , exclusive

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 04:11am EDT
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Pantless in D.C.

You've no doubt heard about someone "losing their shirt." Have you heard the one about the senior correspondent who lost his pants? Mike Causey has and he lived to tell about it.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , workforce

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 02:00am EDT

Senate leaves Social Security's Colvin, others, waiting for confirmation

The Senate left Washington without confirming several of President Barack Obama's nominees for the executive branch, including Carolyn Colvin, his choice to lead the Social Security Administration.

Tags: Carolyn Colvin , SSA , Don Kettl , people , Nani Coloretti , HUD , Michael Carroll , USAID , Sharon Block , NLRB , Rhea Suh , Fish and Wildlife Service , Debo Adegbile , NHTSA , workforce , Congress , Senate , Emily Kopp

Monday - 09/22/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Do we need a million fewer federal employees?

Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal examines the contention that hiring more federal employees would make for a smaller, better-run federal government.

Tags: commentary , Jeff Neal , OMB , hiring , workforce , management

Monday - 09/22/2014, 04:00am EDT

Army opens Ranger school to women

The Army is opening the door for women to go to Ranger school, in one of the first steps toward allowing women to begin moving into more grueling combat jobs.

Tags: DoD , Army , Ray Odierno , workforce

Saturday - 09/20/2014, 09:40am EDT
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