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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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Time for feds to fight back? If so, how?

Tired of being a political punching bag? Sick of being the representative poster child for the overpaid, underworked, fireproof bloated bureaucracy? If so, should you fight back? And exactly how would that work, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce , pay and benefits , Congress

Monday - 08/19/2013, 02:00am EDT

Airline emissions and border surge

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss the environmental impact of airlines emissions, and how the so-called "border surge" amendment will boost border security spending.
August 15, 2013

Tags: acquisition , airlines , emissions , Environment Issues , air travel , border security , immigration reform , contracting , Allen Scott , Matthew Hummer , Megan McArdle , Bloomberg View , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 07:28pm EDT
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What's ahead for senior executives?

Senior Executives Association president Carol Bonosaro will discuss a new survey where government execs were asked their opinions on a wide variey of issues.
August 14, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , budget cuts , Senior Executives Assocation , Senior Executive Service , Carol Bonosaro , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 08:03pm EDT
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Senior execs ponder sequestration: 'Is this the new normal?'

What do you get when you put a group of Senior Executive Service members in a room together? A lot of straight talk about managing the short-term and long-term challenges of sequestration. Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association, says the federal managers that participated in the recent discussion came up with real conclusions that "need to be said and heard."

Tags: Carol Bonosaro , Senior Executives Assocation , SES , management , Your Turn with Mike Causey , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 03:34pm EDT
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MSPB delays processing DoD furlough appeals

Due to the flood of appeals coming into its offices, the Merit Systems Protection Board has delayed processing and adjudicating furlough appeals from civilian Defense Department employees. The board will continue to process appeals from non-DoD employees.

Tags: MSPB , furloughs , DoD , workforce , Susan Tsui Grundmann , Robert Hale , Michael OConnell , Merit Systems Protection Board

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 12:23pm EDT
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Citing sequestration, OPM pushes back retirement processing goal

The Office of Personnel Management now estimates it will not be able to clear a longstanding backlog of retirement claims until next summer. OPM Associate Director for Retirement Services Ken Zawodny told Federal News Radio the suspension of overtime in late April has left the agency essentially treading water when it comes to processing retirement applications.

Tags: OPM , retirement , retirement backlog , Ken Zawodny , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Monday - 08/05/2013, 10:00am EDT
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HUD drops last 2 furlough days

The Department of Housing and Urban Development canceled its last two furlough days after its employee union agreed to drop a grievance over the agency's alleged violations of its earlier furlough agreement.

Tags: HUD , furloughs , J. David Cox Sr. , AFGE , Michael OConnell , workforce , Maurice Jones

Friday - 08/09/2013, 06:04pm EDT
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