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The ethics of going private from procurement have changed

Rules change about who and when an ethics officer can clear for private employment

Tags: P&B , mngt , contracting , Stephen Ryan , McDermott, Will and Emery

Thursday - 12/03/2009, 11:47am EST

Change coming to contracting ethics

DII is launching a robust new training series that will enhance our members' existing programs dealing with the new FAR mandatory disclosure rules, personal conflicts of interest, organizational conflicts of interest and revolving-door policies.

Tags: contracting , DII , Angela Styles , mngt , Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 02/25/2010, 10:30am EST

Who can, and can't, speak freely about the budget?

Office of Management and Budget director Peter Orszag says he has expedited the review over allegations that a career budget examiner threatened a budget employee in the Office of Personnel Management inspector general's office.

Tags: OMB , OPM , IG , Fred Hitz , CIA , Congress , budget

Monday - 02/01/2010, 10:40am EST

Defense industry brings Styles to ethics

The government's former procurement policy head will lead an ethics group for federal contractors. Angela Styles has been put in charge of the Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct.

Tags: contracting , Angela Styles , mngt , Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and ,

Friday - 02/19/2010, 06:44am EST

White House has new ethics, government reform counsel

Position likely to focus on executive order, oversight issues

Tags: management , White House , President Barack Obama , government reform , Norman Eisen , CREW , Melanie Sloan , White House counsel

Wednesday - 01/28/2009, 03:32pm EST

DHS to limit employees' outside employment

The Homeland Security Department proposed a rule that would prohibit employees in certain DHS components from participating in certain outside jobs and activities. By drafting the proposals, DHS leaders are trying to prevent perceptions of conflicts of interest.

Tags: DHS , CBP , ICE , FEMA , management , policy , Workforce , personnel issues , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 07:07pm EDT

What to consider before you start moonlighting

Public servants face unusual obstacles when taking private second jobs.

Tags: P&B , John Palguta , Partnership for Public Service , part time jobs , moonlighting ,

Tuesday - 01/05/2010, 10:40am EST

Free speech and ethics collide for federal employees

The Environmental Protection Agency's top lawyer says the agency is not censoring two of its California-based attorneys who posted a YouTube video criticizing the Obama administration's backing of a House-passed climate bill.

Tags: P&B , free speech , EPA , You Tube , Bill Bransford , Shaw, Bransford & Roth , Legal Loop

Thursday - 11/12/2009, 10:55am EST
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