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Furloughs: WTF?

When it comes to figuring out sequestration and furloughs, the phrase that most often comes to federal workers' lips is "WTF." Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it stands for "What're The Facts" behind the political monstrosity that triggered furloughs, and in some agencies could produce layoffs next year?

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , furloughs ,

Friday - 08/23/2013, 02:00am EDT

M&A activity 2013 and camouflage debate

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss what the acquisition market is like for the federal government's top technology services vendors, and the debate in Congress over the military's camouflage uniforms policy.
August 22, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Congress , camouflage uniforms policy , Allen Scott , Afzal Bari , Bill Enyart , Timothy Homan , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact , acquisition policy , technology

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 07:58pm EDT
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Sequestration Tracker: Guide to agency furloughs

In the weeks leading up to March 1, agencies across government have painted increasingly dire pictures of life under sequestration. Along with hiring freezes, spending reductions, and curtailed travel and training, many agencies are planning for furloughs. With Federal News Radio's Sequestration Tracker, find out how agencies have said they'll slash their budgets to comply with the $85 billion in across-the-board cuts.

Tags: budget , furloughs

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 11:00am EDT

EPA cancels Aug. 30 furlough day

Environmental Protection Agency employees will no longer have to take their final, mandatory furlough day.

Tags: EPA , furloughs , Gina McCarthy , AFGE

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 07:08pm EDT

Federal judges implore Congress for respite from sequestration

A group of 87 federal judges sent a letter to Vice President Joseph Biden, warning that budget cuts due to sequestration have negatively impacted the federal judiciary's ability to prosecute and defend cases.

Tags: Loretta Preska , Federal Drive , Joe Biden , Judiciary , U.S. District Court , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:13pm EDT
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Government market ground zero

Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group and Cameron Leuthy, senior budget analyst at Bloomberg Government, will discuss sequestration and its impact on the government and contracting.
August 20, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , procurement , government market , Bill Gormley , The Gormley Group , Cameron Leuthy , Bloomberg Government , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf , budget 2014 , budget cuts

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 10:36pm EDT
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OMB reduces number of furlough days by 2

The Office of Management and Budget originally planned for 10 furlough days. Employees were already required to take seven unpaid days off and one more is planned before Sept. 30.

Tags: OMB , furloughs , workforce , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 05:48pm EDT

Face of Furloughs: Feds swamped by Sandy, double dose of furloughs

A New York family is getting help from the Federal Employee Education and Assistance fund as they dig out from Hurricane Sandy and endure a double dose of furloughs.

Tags: Roberto Arroyo , IRS , FEEA , Face of Furloughs , people , furloughs ,

Monday - 08/12/2013, 03:32pm EDT
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The state of the small business contracting market

Womenable CEO Julie Weeks joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her research on small business contractors and what they can do to earn more government business.
August 19, 2013

Tags: contracting , Julie Weeks , Womenable , American Express Open Forum , American Express , Mark Amtower , Small business contracting , Amtower Off Center , women owned small businesses ,

Monday - 08/19/2013, 07:11pm EDT
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When life deals you furloughs make ... furloughade?

Two furloughed feds share how they turned the negative of an unpaid day off into a positive. One performed service projects for the community where he lives. The other launched a website to keep feds informed about sequestration and furloughs.

Tags: furloughs , Federal Drive , Warren Schaeffer , Eric Lackey , DoD , DISA , workforce , Michael OConnell , Face of Furloughs

Friday - 08/16/2013, 02:44pm EDT
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