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Federal Contractor Sequestration Survey

Calling all government contractors. Federal News Radio wants to know if sequestration is impacting you. Take our anonymous survey today.

Tags: survey , contracting , industry

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 11:23am EDT

Sequestration creeps outside the Beltway

Many of the sequestration-imposed dollar cuts have been aimed at federal workers. But that's changing. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there are signs that government contractors and businesses that depend on the federal salary dollar are starting to feel the squeeze too. And not in places you would readily suspect.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce

Monday - 07/29/2013, 02:00am EDT

EEOC cancels second phase of furloughs

After two weeks of deliberation and analysis of agency resources, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has decided to cancel its second phase of furloughs.

Tags: workforce , EEOC , Jacqueline Berrien , Gabrielle Martin , AFGE , Shefali Kapadia , furloughs , pay and benefits

Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:09pm EDT

Dodd-Frank turns 3, housing and congress

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss what's ahead for Congress, the implementation of Dodd-Frank, and possible changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
July 25, 2013

Tags: acquisition , Congress , continuing resolution , Affordable Care Act , debt ceiling , Dodd-Frank , Fannie Mae , Freddie Mac , budget battle , housing , Allen Scott , Loren Duggan , Cady North , Nela Richardson , Capital Impact , Bloomberg Government

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 11:48pm EDT
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Motivating feds begins with understanding their feelings, experts say

Scholars at American University are suggesting that one way to relieve sequester stress and increase productivity is to create stronger work relationships. Robert Tobias and Patrick Malone at AU's Department of Public Administration and Policy suggest taking time out to talk about employees' feelings.

Tags: management , workforce , Patrick Malone , Robert Tobias , American University , Cogan Schneier

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 05:34am EDT

Round up the usual suspects, again!

Furloughs have hit half the federal workforce, and the financial impact has been hard on many of them. But for many members of the federal family, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says, the worst may be yet to come things like layoffs and cutbacks in the federal retirement and health insurance programs in the new fiscal year.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , pay and benefits ,

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 02:00am EDT

House passes DoD spending bill, prohibits furloughs in 2014

DoD officials briefed House Armed Services members about 2013 furloughs and are figuring out whether they can reduce the number of days employees have to take without pay.

Tags: workforce , DoD , Congress , Rob Wittman , House Armed Services Committee , furloughs , budget , Robert Hale , Jason Miller

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 05:31am EDT

Swiss-cheese body armor

What if we found out that instead of saving millions of dollars through furloughs and sequestration cuts, the actions were actually costing the government and the taxpayers billions of dollars? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know: At this rate, how much longer can we afford to save?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce ,

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 02:00am EDT

Pentagon chief can't offer hope in budget cuts

Tags: Chuck Hagel , DoD , furloughs

Monday - 07/22/2013, 02:30pm EDT

Navy running out of options to reduce the pain of sequestration in 2014, beyond

Next fiscal year would lack the luxury of using prior-year unobligated funds to help fill the gap created by sequestration in 2013. The DoN also would still have more people on its payroll than it can afford to pay.

Tags: DoD , Navy , budget , Jonathan Greenert , workforce , training , Jared Serbu

Monday - 07/22/2013, 05:56am EDT
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