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Cities offer to pony up for shorter customs lines

Customs and Border Protection says it will put more resources into border crossings and customs terminals if the local communities pay for it.

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Thursday - 07/11/2013, 08:23am EDT

Phased retirement: An ageless perk?

You don't have to be popping 50-plus vitamins or checking out the early-bird dinner special to be excited by the government's new phased retirement program, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. It has some potential benefits for both beginning feds and people in mid-career too.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , pay and benefits , retirement

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 02:00am EDT

Air Force pulls sexual assault prevention brochure

The Air Force has pulled a brochure circulated at a South Carolina base after a lawmaker complained about some objectionable advice to sexual assault victims.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , Louise Slaughter , Jessica Wright , sexual assaults ,

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 02:52am EDT

OPM encouraging managers to prepare for post-DOMA benefit changes

The Supreme Court struck down parts of DOMA on June 26. Federal managers now must decide how to recognize legal same-sex marriages. Agencies also must update their enrollment systems to include same-sex spouses and their children.

Tags: OPM , pay and benefits , DOMA , benefits , Bruce Elliot , Society for Human Resources Management , Cogan Schneier

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:41pm EDT

Vacationing politicians vs. furloughed feds

What's the difference between an elected politician and a career civil servant? When politicians take time off they get paid, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says, whereas feds who don't work don't.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , sequestration , furloughs ,

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 02:00am EDT

Washington D.C.: Land of the Brie, Home of the Knave

People in Washington, D.C., aren't always the friendliest, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Is that because the headquarters of most federal agencies are here? Is it because Congress is here? Did each state and each congressional district conspire to send us the 535 people they definitely don't want hanging around at home?

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , Washington D.C.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 02:00am EDT

OPM's innovation lab spurs new way of problem-solving

The sub-basement of the Office of Personnel Management's headquarters resembles more a tech start-up than a federal office building. The innovation lab, as OPM calls it, provides a brightly-lit, open room for employees to meet and tackle the "stickiest" of the agency's problems.

Tags: OPM , Matt Collier , innovation , LUMA Institute , training , human centered design , collaboration

Friday - 09/14/2012, 08:00am EDT

AFGE members at Selfridge ANG Base share furlough concerns - July 5, 2013

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" members of AFGE's Department of Defense Local 2077 at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan address the personal and professional toll of furloughs and sequestration. AFGE Defense Conference Chair Don Hale discusses assistance for AFGE members facing furloughs and Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul makes the connection between U.S. manufacturing and national security.

Tags: Inside Government , AFGE , Don Hale , Scott Paul , Mary Ann Seamster , Tim Welch , Phil Sassin

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 01:10pm EDT
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Pentagon civilian workers face first of 11 furlough days today

Approximately 85 percent of the Defense Department's civilian workforce -- more than 650,000 employees -- will be staying home Monday, as the first of DoD's cost-cutting furlough days goes into effect. The furloughs were put in place to offset automatic, across-the-board spending cuts implemented by sequestration. DoD estimates the furloughs will save between $1.9 billion and $2.1 billion.

Tags: DoD , sequestration , furloughs , Chuck Hagel , Ray Odierno , George Little , budget ,

Monday - 07/08/2013, 06:32am EDT

Federal recruiting, NSA survelliance, and more

Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies will give her take on a wide range of issues affecting the federal job market.
July 5, 2013 (This show originally aired June 28, 2013)

Tags: federal hiring , recruitment , OPM , OPM revolving fund , usa jobs , human resources , human resource management , NSA , NSA leaks , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , Linda Rix , Avue Technologies , Avue Central

Friday - 07/05/2013, 09:37pm EDT
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