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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: furloughs , sequestration , IRS , OMB , HUD , EPA , Labor , Interior , Jason Miller

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

Fast-tracking phased retirement

It's been nearly a year since Congress set up the program to allow employees to take phased retirement, working three or four days a week to help mentor their successors and get used to retirement. And although it's been fast-tracked, it still hasn't happened, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So, what's up?

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

Friday - 05/24/2013, 02:00am EDT

Off with their heads! What would Mick Jagger do?

For many people involved in the alleged scandals at the Justice Department and the Internal Revenue Service, the solution is simple: Off with their heads. Fire the offenders whether they are political appointees or career civil servants. But this isn't Paris in 1789, it's Washington in 2013 so things will go a little slower, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , IRS , IRS scandal , MSPB , firing

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 02:00am EDT

Data breach puts DHS employees at risk of identity theft

The Homeland Security Department alerted employees in its headquarters office, and its Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement components that a vendor processing background investigations may have exposed personal data. DHS emphasizes there is no evidence of any lost or stolen information.

Tags: DHS , cybersecurity , technology , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 04:05pm EDT

Today, everybody's a Sooner

Most Americans live in a handful of states, like California, Texas, Florida, New York, etc. But during tough times, we sometimes blur those borders and our home-town pride and become honorary citizens of a place like Oklahoma which, once again, is having a very tough time, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , furloughs , Oklahoma , FEEA , Steve Bauer

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 02:00am EDT

Saintly media vs. government devils

When a newspaper reporter fakes a story, we are outraged. When a network TV show gets it wrong, we are stunned. But we tend to forget, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. But when a handful of government workers go rogue, maybe on orders from their political bosses, the entire workforce is tainted for a long, long time.

Tags: IRS , IRS scandal , Mike Causey , federal report ,

Monday - 05/20/2013, 07:10pm EDT

Hagel: Accountability breakdown was leading factor in sexual assaults

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he's taken several steps to improve the military's response to and prevention of sexual assaults, but that the problem can't be solved by policy directives alone. On the matter of sexual assaults, he said he believes the military's chain of command has suffered an accountability breakdown.

Tags: sexual assault , Uniform Code of Military Justice , Chuck Hagel , Martin Dempsey , Mark Welsh , Jared Serbu , management ,

Monday - 05/20/2013, 05:26am EDT
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Helping veterans find jobs

Derrick Dortch will host a roundtable discussion of new programs and initiatives designed to help veterans find jobs or start their own businesses.
May 17, 2013

Tags: hiring , veterans employment , Department of Veterans Affairs , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Joe Quinn , Phillip Selleh , VA Accelerator Program , veterans issues , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/17/2013, 11:12pm EDT
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Bonuses to senior execs under fire at GSA, other agencies

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and the GSA inspector general released separate, but related, reports that show GSA abused its authority to give Senior Executive Service (SES) members bonuses between 2009 and 2011. GSA official said they have since fixed these problems. McCaskill also found that on average the Labor Department, the Navy and the National Science Foundation handed out more than one bonus per SES employee.

Tags: pay and benefits , pay , Claire McCaskill , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Brian Miller , GSA , Shakeup at GSA , SES , management , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/17/2013, 02:27pm EDT
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