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President's immigration plan pushes DHS to restructure personnel, tighten border security

Under President Obama's executive order on immigration, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson released a slew of memos outlining the agency's push to reform its personnel structure, review premium pay, and better secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

Tags: Barack Obama , Jeh Johnson , DHS , ICE , ICE ERO , OCHCO , OMB , OPM , Congress , workforce , pay and benefits , immigration , executive order , Coast Guard , Customs and Border Protection , Citizenship and Immigration Services , Jory Heckman

Friday - 11/21/2014, 08:33am EST

Julia Ziegler, Web Manager, Federal News Radio

Members of the Senior Executive Service have been invited to a meeting with President Barack Obama, or at least a few thousand of you. On the Federal Drive, Tom Temin discussed this and other developments this week with Federal News Radio Web Manager Julia Ziegler.

Tags: Senior Executive Service , Julia Ziegler , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Barack Obama , workforce ,

Friday - 11/21/2014, 11:35am EST
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Dan Tangherlini, Administrator, General Services Administration

The General Services Administration has set aside 1.5 percent of its personnel budget for training and reinvestment in skills for the next fiscal year. GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini says the focus will be on customer relations and evolving with technology. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller caught up with Tangherlini at the National Contract Management Association's annual government symposium. Tangherlini described his relationship with the Office of Management and Budget's Deputy Director for Management Beth Cobert and some of the things they're working on together on the Federal Drive.

Tags: GSA , budget , Jason Miller , Dan Tangherlini , OMB , Beth Cobert , training , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 09:27am EST
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Larry Youngner, Partner, Tully Rinckey PLLC

The Office of Special Counsel recently found the Army had discriminated against transgender civilian employee Tamara Lusardi. Lusardi, a quality assurance specialist, faced what OSC described as "frequent" and "pervasive" harassment on a daily basis. The Army didn't admit to prohibited personnel practices, but it did agree to start diversity and sensitivity training. Larry Youngner is a partner at the law firm Tully Rinckey. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the implications of the case.

Tags: Larry Youngner , Tom Temin , Office of Special Counsel , transgender , Army , Tully Rinckey ,

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:52pm EDT
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Air Force to accelerate headquarters staff cuts

Air Force leaders intend to surpass their share of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's edict to reduce DoD headquarters spending by 20 percent and complete the task several years ahead of schedule. The personnel cuts are part of the service's plan to shrink its size in order to catch up with decades of deferred spending on readiness and modernization.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , Deborah Lee James , Eric Fanning , readiness , sequestration , budget , Jared Serbu

Monday - 03/03/2014, 04:52am EST
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Military reexamines professional development after 10 years of war

DoD is examining how to keep servicemembers' "fires lit" once the military services transition to a mostly peacetime status. Gen. Martin Dempsey said some units will be aligned with a particular region of the world. DoD also will take advantage of advancements in technology to help with training.

Tags: DoD budget , Martin Dempsey , management , Army , Government Executive , Jared Serbu , workforce , training , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 05:11am EDT
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Industry, government defense IT personnel swap

A new DoD program will let civilian Defense IT professionals switch places with their colleagues in the private sector. More information from Joyce France is director of CIO management services at the Defense Department in today's DoD Report

Tags: Federal Drive , defense , DoD Report , IT , Joyce France

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 09:40am EDT
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BRAC crunch time for Arlington County, Va.

Dr. Andrea Morris, BRAC Project Coordinator for Arlington County, Va. joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the latest on how the Base Realignment and Closure process is affecting Arlington County, Va.
February 25, 2011(Encore presentation May 13, 2011)

Tags: Andrea Morris , BRAC , Arlington County , pay and benefits , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , DoD

Monday - 02/28/2011, 05:06pm EST
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GSA improving acquisition slowly, steadily

Steve Kempf, Commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), joins Off the Shelf for an update on some of FAS's key procurement initiatives and new leadership team.
February 22, 2011 (Encore presentation July 5, 2011)

Tags: contracting , Steve Kempf , FAS , GSA , management , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coaltion for Government Procurement , schedules , cloud computing , John Buckner

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 01:55pm EST
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Carter to resign Harvard tenure, stay at DoD

Ashton Carter will continue as Pentagon procurement chief.

Tags: DoD , contracting , Harvard , Ashton Carter ,

Wednesday - 12/29/2010, 03:26pm EST
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