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Library of Congress, TIGTA offer telework security lessons

Security is a major telework concern for the Library of Congress and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. But, both agencies have found ways to make it work for them.

Tags: telework , Telework Center , Library of Congress , TIGTA , Telework Exchange ,

Sunday - 12/11/2011, 11:01pm EST

Deadline approaching to nominate outstanding federal workers for 'Sammies' award

Tim McManus, the vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, which operates and organizes the ceremony, joined In Depth with Francis Rose with how you can write a winning Sammies nomination for a co-worker or outstanding federal worker you know.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Tim McManus , Partnership for Public Service , Service to America Medals

Friday - 12/09/2011, 08:39pm EST
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Congress passes bill to honor fallen feds

Agencies can give an American flag to the survivors of a federal employee who is killed in the line of duty under a bill passed Thursday by the Senate. The House unanimously approved the measure last month.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , Richard Hanna , Carol Bonosaro , SEA , OPM , Emily Kopps

Friday - 12/09/2011, 07:50pm EST

Army moves forward with plan to cut 8,700 civilian staff

The brunt of the Army's plan to cut 8,700 positions by October 2012 will take place within the Installation Management Command, Army Materiel Command, and Training and Doctrine Command.

Tags: Thomas Lamont , Army , budget , Installation Management Command , Army Materiel Command , Training and Doctrine Command

Friday - 12/09/2011, 06:11am EST

DC-area officials cheer federal 'shelter-in-place' snow strategy

Capital region officials cheered the Office of Personnel Management's "shelter-in-place" option for snow emergencies. Having people stay at the office during sudden or extreme snowstorms would lessen gridlock, officials told lawmakers Wednesday. They also urged area workers to know their children's school emergency policies and have backup childcare arrangements in place.

Tags: DHS , Senate , Congress , Daniel Akaka , Mark Pryor , weather , emergencies , disaster preparedness , National Capital Region , OPM , Terrie Suit , Dean Hunter , Steward Beckham , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 02:05pm EST
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Labor sets disabled worker hiring goal for contractors

The Labor Department is proposing a rule to mandate that seven percent of federal contractors' workforce is people with disabilities.

Tags: Labor , hiring , disabilities , Patricia Shiu , Trey Hodgkins , TechAmerica , industry

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 12:35pm EST

Group advocates for renewal of payroll tax cut, long-term unemployment aid - December 2nd, 2011 and December 9th, 2011

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Campaign for America's Future Co-director Roger Hickey discusses efforts to extend the payroll tax cut and long-term unemployment benefits and the impact on the middle class. Dan Roam, author of "Blah, Blah, Blah: What to do When Words Don't Work," and Hooks Book Events President Perry Pidgeon Hooks also appear from the recent Excellence in Government Conference.

Tags: Inside Government , AFGE , Dan Roam , Perry Hooks , Roger Hickey

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 06:29pm EST
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USPS reviews closing 252 processing plants, cutting workforce

The IG's report outlined several recommendations, some of which the Postal Service have already started implementing.

Tags: postal service , USPS , IG , budget , management , technology ,

Monday - 12/05/2011, 02:37pm EST

DoD recognizes disabled employees

DoD evaluated the components' participation rate in hiring people with disabilities and severe disabilities. Military components also awarded individuals. The full list of winners will be released by DoD.

Tags: Stephen King , DoD Update , disability hiring , Barack Obama

Monday - 12/05/2011, 11:38am EST
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Pilot program will prepare Asians for the SES

With Asian Americans making up just 3 percent of the Senior Executive Service, a pilot program seeks to groom more Asians for the government's top ranks. The program, run by the Asian American Government Executives Network, will give 20 Asian SES hopefuls mentoring, networking and placement assistance.

Tags: diversity , SES , Tommy Hwang , Asian American Government Executive Network , Emily Kopp , MSPB , OPM , OMB

Monday - 12/05/2011, 05:09am EST
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