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Air Force creating 'battle rhythm' to stop sexual assault

The Air Force said it has identified 59 victims at a basic training facility. Thirty-two instructors are among those who have been accused or convicted of committing sexual improprieties with trainees. Senior leaders say they must do more to stop the problem.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , Edward Rice , sexual assault , workforce , Mark Welsh , Jennifer Norris , Protect Our Defenders , Jared Serbu , House Armed Services Committee , Congress , House

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 06:38am EST
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Amid widespread decline, fed membership in unions down slightly

Of the more than 3.5 million workers employed by the federal government in 2012, about 956,000 - or 26.9 percent - were members of unions, according to the BLS data. That's a slight decline from 2011, when 28.1 percent of federal workers were union members.

Tags: workforce , unions , BLS , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 03:36pm EST

Surviving a second term

Even with threats of budget cuts and sequestration, the jobs of the vast majority of career civil servants are safe, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. But if you are one of Obama's 8,000 political appointees, a second term could be the end of act three for a lot of them.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce , management , political appointees

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 02:00am EST

AFGE plays a key role in defeat of Sacramento airport privatization initiative - January 11, 2013 and January 18, 2013

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" TSA Local 1230 President James Mudrock discusses the union's successful efforts to halt a privatization initiative at the Sacramento International Airport. Women's Campaign Fund and She Should Run President and CEO Siobhan "Sam" Bennett, Economic Policy Institute President Larry Mishel and AFGE Member Benefits Coordinator Mark Williams also appear.

Tags: Inside Government , AFGE , workforce , Siobhan Bennett , Larry Mishel , James Mudrock , Mark Williams

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 05:00pm EST
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Defense workforce caps put key skills at risk

The Government Accountability Office questions whether the Defense Department has done enough to ensure core competencies and key skills aren't lost or left unfilled as the department complies with the workforce caps.

Tags: DoD , workforce , GAO , Jack Moore

Monday - 01/21/2013, 07:47pm EST

King Solomon maybe, Judge Judy not so much...

How does a recent contract arbitration between the U.S. Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers take a page from King Solomon? Read Senior Correspondent Mike Causey column for more.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce , USPS , NALC

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 02:00am EST

CIOs expected to know more under new core competencies

The CIO Council updated the Clinger-Cohen Act core competencies and learning objectives.

Tags: technology , CIO Council , workforce , Jason Miller , Clinger-Cohen Act

Friday - 01/18/2013, 04:10pm EST

DoD standardizing, synchronizing cyber training

The department is creating and trying out a universal curriculum for five foundational cyber roles in 2013. DISA is leading the effort and will add new roles next year as it refines the training. The agency says it is doing all it can to synchronize its training not just across DoD, but across the entire federal government in line with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE).

Tags: DoD , workforce , readiness , DISA , cybersecurity , cybersecurity training , NIST , National Initiative for Cyber Education , Henry Sienkiewicz , Jared Serbu , AFCEA

Monday - 01/21/2013, 05:41am EST
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How essential are you, really?

Federal workers with long memories can remember a time when most of them were considered to be nonessential, and when Washington area civil servants got a special holiday every four years, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Check out inaugurations then and now.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce , Inauguration 2013

Monday - 01/21/2013, 02:00am EST

Survival and madness in DC

If you live in the D.C. area, you either are from somewhere else or you know lots of people who hail from other parts of the country. Places where schools never close because of the weather and people grin and bear it even if they must commute on snowshoes, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Here, not so much...

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce , OPM

Friday - 01/18/2013, 02:00am EST
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