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World's longest, most expensive shopping list

Uncle Sam, with your help, takes in more money than any person, place or thing on Earth. Equally important, he spends more in a week, again with your help, than most nation's do in a decade. That's why Federal News Radio's special series, "Inside the World's Biggest Buyer: How $500 billion Dollars Can Be Spent Better," which launches today, is a must-read whether you are on the giving or receiving end, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , Workforce , acquisition , contracting , Inside the World

Monday - 06/11/2012, 02:00am EDT

Stress without distress

Host Bob Leins welcomes Patti Hudson, a health and fitness speaker, to the studio to discuss "Stress Without Distress."

Tags: For Your Benefit , Bob Leins , Patti Hudson , pay and benefits , Workforce

Monday - 06/11/2012, 12:28pm EDT

Inside the world's biggest buyer

All week long, Federal News Radio presents a multimedia special report on the changing face of acquisition. Throughout the series, Inside the World's Biggest Buyer, we hear from executive branch acquisition experts, lawmakers, auditors and industry experts on how the government can be a better buyer as it spends half a trillion dollars per year.

Tags: acquisition , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , Jason Miller , contracting , Workforce , Congress

Monday - 06/11/2012, 05:31am EDT

Women in federal law enforcement

WIFLE Executive Director Margie Moore and President Kimberley Thompson join host Tony Vergnetti to talk about the obstacles that women in federal law enforcement face.
June 8, 2012

Tags: Workforce , WIFLE , Margie Moore , Kimberley Thompson , law enforcement , Tony Vergnetti , Fed Talk

Friday - 06/08/2012, 09:45pm EDT

Mobile apps

Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies will talk about how government agencies are using mobile apps, and how those applications can make your job easier.
June 8, 2012(Encore presentation June 15, 2012)

Tags: Workforce , Technology , mobile applications , mobile devices , Linda Rix , Avue Technologies , government market , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 06/08/2012, 09:38pm EDT

Union fights to save veterans' jobs at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point - June 1, 2012 and June 8, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Department of Defense Local 1708 President Bill McGuire and 4th District National Representative Kevin Droste detail the union's efforts to save 40 veterans' jobs at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport, N.C. Charles Stephenson, co-author of "The Beat! Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C.," also discusses the birth of go-go in the District and how Chuck Brown inspired the city through music.

Tags: AFGE , Charles Stephenson , Kevin Droste , Bill McGuire , Workforce

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 08:37pm EDT

NWS could furlough 5,000 employees to cover budget shortfall

The National Weather Service says it must furlough as many as 5,000 employees for 13 days by Sept. 30, unless Congress allows the agency to move around funds within its budget.

Tags: NWS , NOAA , Dan Sobien , Jack Hayes , budget , Workforce , furlough

Friday - 06/08/2012, 09:45am EDT

Still the greatest generation

The D-Day anniversary on Wednesday jogged a lot of memories for people whose parents or grandparents fought and, in many cases, died. Nice to know that after 68 years (and two days) their service and sacrifice is still appreciated, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , Workforce , pay and benefits , DoD , D-Day

Friday - 06/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Feds as preppers

Are you a prepper? Are you stockpiling goods beans, bullets, gold bars to ride out a coming economic collapse, nuclear attack or natural disaster? Even if you aren't worried about those things, as a fed there are some things you should prepare for long before you retire, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

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

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

D-Day plus 68 years

Worried about your job, your benefits, your career? Lots of people are. But this might be a good day to put your put things on hold and think how different your life might be today if the Normandy Invasion, 68 years ago today, had failed, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , Federal Report , Workforce , DoD , World War II , D-Day

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 02:00am EDT
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