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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

Mergers and acquisitions

Matthew Roberson, of SC&H Group joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the state of the mergers and acquisitions market.
August 12, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , mergers and acquisitions , LPTA , Matthew Roberson , SC&H Group , Amtower Off Center , Mark Amtower

Monday - 08/12/2013, 11:26pm EDT
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The defense budget and military satellite communications

Todd Harrison, senior fellow for Defense Budget Studies at the Center for Strategic and Budetary Assessments, will discuss how the defense industry is being impacted by sequestration. He will also give us an update on the U.S. military satellite communications system.
August 9, 2013

Tags: workforce , Todd Harrison , Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments , DoD budget , MILSATCOM , contracting , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 08/09/2013, 10:41pm EDT
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Press Roundtable: Inside perspectives, analysis, and predictions

Debra Roth hosts a press roundtable on the big issues affecting federal workers.
August 9, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , workforce , acquisition , furloughs , Congress , federal benefits , Debra Roth , Sean Reilly , Federal Times , Kellie Lunney , GovExec , Josh Hicks , Washington Post , Fed Talk

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 12:31am EDT
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Hale: No more cuts to DoD furlough days for FY2013

Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale told In Depth with Francis Rose Friday the Defense Department will not be cutting any more furlough days for Fiscal 2013. Now, DoD is waiting for Congress to finish marking up the president's budget request. If it fails to do that before Oct. 1, Hale said his agency may be forced to trim $52 billion from next year's budget to offset automatic cuts from the Budget Control Act.

Tags: Robert Hale , DoD , furloughs , budget , Budget Control Act , Michael OConnell , In Depth , workforce

Friday - 08/09/2013, 03:37pm EDT
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Depot Dollars Post War

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how sequestration is affecting the budget for depot maintenance, and what would happen to the economy if Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were eliminated.
August 8, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , depot maintenance , budget cuts , Fannie Mae , Freddie Mac , Allen Scott , Robert Levinson , Nela Richardson , Capital Impact , Bloomberg Government

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 07:26pm EDT
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IRS postpones Aug. 30 furlough day

IRS Acting Commissioner Danny Werfel announced to staff Wednesday the agency was postponing the agencywide furlough day scheduled for Aug. 30.

Tags: IRS , furlough , Danny Werfel

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 04:10pm EDT

Video: Songwriter sings his way through furloughs

Federal employee Chris Dickson turned to music to cope with the stress of sequestration, penning the song "Furlough You."

Tags: Chris Dickerson , furloughs , people

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 04:33pm EDT
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