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2014 Causey Award Winner - Mika Cross

Mika Cross received a 2014 Causey Award for raising the level of workforce issues at the Department of Agriculture.

Tags: Mika Cross , USDA , Causey Awards , people

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 03:19am EDT

2014 Causey Award Winner - Dr. Linda M. Jensen

Dr. Linda M. Jensen was honored with a 2014 Causey Award for shifting the culture at NASA Ames Research Center and improving its workforce capabilities.

Tags: Linda Jensen , NASA Ames Research Center , NASA , Causey Awards , people

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:28am EDT

2014 Causey Award Winner - Dr. Nick Nayak

As the former chief procurement officer at DHS, Nick Nayak led a governmentwide push to build a smarter acquisition workforce. He was named a 2014 Causey Award winner for his efforts.

Tags: Nick Nayak , Causey Awards , DHS , people

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:08am EDT

Tax deadbeat feds flee DC

Comedian Steve Martin has some useful words of advice -- two of them, actually -- for tax deadbeats on Capitol Hill, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Congress , IRS ,

Monday - 08/04/2014, 06:09am EDT

VA reforms & vetsHQ.com

Linda Rix, co-CEO of FastYeti Incorporated, will discuss proposals to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs, and how her website -- vetsHQ.com -- is helping veterans get the benefits they need.
August 1, 2014

Tags: Department of Veterans Affairs , Linda Rix , FastYeti Incorporated , VetsHQ.com , VA scandal , VA reform , veterans benefits , veterans care , veterans health , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 08/01/2014, 08:30pm EDT
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Panel: 2014 QDR reveals 'growing gap' between DoD mission, available resources

The National Defense Panel delivered "Ensuring a Strong U.S. Defense for the Future" an assessment of the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review put forth by the Defense Department.

Tags: DoD , Quadrennial Defense Review , BRAC , sequestration , National Defense Panel , Paul Hughes , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:49pm EDT
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Do's and don'ts for feds on vacation

Federal employees are a prime target for hackers and other bad guys when on vacation. Learn 12 tips for keeping you and your federal-issued laptop safe while out of the office this summer.

Tags: vacation , cell phone , laptop , cybersecurity , hackers , Jerry Irvine , Prescient Solutions , Lauren Larson

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Rep. Edwards proposes restoring lower retirement contributions for feds

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) introduced a bill Thursday that would reduce the amount new federal employees must pay toward their government pensions. The National Treasury Employees Union and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association support the legislation, which would repeal the last two increases in retirement contributions.

Tags: retirement , retirement contributions , FERS , NARFE , NTEU , Colleen Kelly , Joseph Beaudoin , Congress , Donna Edwards , Stephanie Wasko , pay and benefits

Friday - 08/01/2014, 03:34pm EDT

Administration puts contractors on notice about labor law violations

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday creating yet another set of compliance requirements for more than 24,000 companies that work for the government. Vendors will have to certify they have not violated any of the 14 federal labor laws in order to win new contracts.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , industry , White House , Barack Obama , labor laws , Mary Beth Bosco , Holland Knight , Trey Hodgkins , Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector , David Madland , Center for American Progress , Eric Crusius , Centre Law Group , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:18am EDT
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For once, it's OK to watch the clock

Consider yourself on holiday, of sorts, for the next five weeks. Even if you've had your vacation or can't afford one the time between now and Labor Day should be more relaxed because Congress is gone. And that's good news for most feds.

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

Friday - 08/01/2014, 06:27am EDT
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