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HUD reorg plan violates furlough agreement, union says

The American Federal of Government Employees says the Housing and Urban Development Department's plan to reorganize to save costs runs counter to an agreement it has with the union over employee furloughs.

Tags: Eddie Eitches , AFGE , HUD , furloughs , workforce , Michael OConnell , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 01:02pm EDT
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DoD waging 'continuing war' on unproductive acquisition bureaucracy

The Pentagon will begin tracking how much time its acquisition managers spend performing and responding to oversight in an effort to remove "non-value-added" processes from the procurement system.

Tags: DoD , acquisition , Better Buying Power , Ashton Carter , Frank Kendall , Jared Serbu , CSIS , oversight

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 05:49am EDT
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U.S. Park Police cancels furloughs

Furloughs for employees of the U.S. Park Police will end June 1, the head of the National Park Service announced Friday. The Park Police have already taken three furlough days since sequestration went into effect in March.

Tags: furloughs , Park Police , National Park Service , Julia Ziegler

Monday - 05/27/2013, 03:13pm EDT

Federal News Countdown: Sequestration, nominations, and backlogs

Today's guests on the Federal News Countdown include Jason Miller, Federal News Radio's executive editor, and Francis Rose, host of In Depth on Federal News Radio.

Tags: Federal News Countdown , Francis Rose , Jason Miller , Dan Tangherlini , furloughs , Steven VanRoekel

Friday - 05/24/2013, 06:13pm EDT
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5 percent of federal workforce to be furloughed Friday

The Department of Housing and Urban Development, Internal Revenue Service, Office of Management and Budget and the Environmental Protection Agency will all shut down Friday because of widespread employee furloughs giving feds a four-day holiday weekend. The Labor and Interior Departments also are telling employees to stay home.

Tags: workforce , furloughs , IRS , OMB , HUD , EPA , Labor , Interior , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 05:40pm EDT

Feds helping feds

Steve Bauer, executive director of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund, and Federal Times Senior Writer Stephen Losey will discuss furloughs and other issues affecting federal workers.
May 22, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , Steve Bauer , Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund , FEMA , Oklahoma tornado , Oklahoma City bombing , furloughs , Federal Times , Stephen Losey , TSP , TSP L fund , OPM , OPM backlog , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 06:39pm EDT
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Q&A with Larry Allen

Larry Allen of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to talk about how sequestration and other issues are affecting contractors.
May 20, 2013

Tags: acquisition , procurement , contracting , Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , conference spending , conference cancellations , FSSI , CIO CS , SEWP 5 , OASIS , GSA , Joe Jordan , Amtower Off Center , Mark Amtower

Monday - 05/20/2013, 11:35pm EDT
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Don't work or we'll fire you!

The password next week at several federal agencies is this: Come to work and we fire you. Don't dare show your face on Friday or else, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce , furloughs

Friday - 05/17/2013, 02:00am EDT

Uncle Sam's GPS: Are we there yet?

When you're on a vacation trip or long drive, do your kids keep asking "Are we there yet?!" Now, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says, suppose you are Uncle Sam and you've told your 1.8 million kids they are going on a sequestration vacation. If they keep asking are we there yet, what do you tell them?

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce , furloughs

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 02:00am EDT

Latest on sequestration and military budgets

On this week's edition of Pentagon Solutions, host Francis Rose looks at the latest information on furloughs at the Defense Department as well as the 2014 budgets for the Army and Air Force.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , Francis Rose , Chuck Hagel , furloughs , Katherine Hammack , Kathleen Ferguson , Army , Air Force , budget

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 05:31pm EDT
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