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Stay home or go home: Nightmare decision

Every time there is a big snowstorm, top government officials are haunted by a 32-year-old nightmare, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , OPM

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 02:00am EST

Olympic security, Benghazi, & the Mexican drug war

Stratfor Vice President for Intelligence Fred Burton will discuss a number of international security issues with host Derrick Dortch.
January 17, 2014

Tags: terrorist attack , Benghazi , Sochi Olympics , Russian terrorist attacks , Senate Intelligence Committe , Mexican drug cartels , drug war , Fred Burton , Stratfor , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:49pm EST
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After banner year for recruiting, military leaders uneasy about future

Weakness in the private-sector economy has let the Pentagon spend fewer dollars on recruiting efforts over the past several years. It still beat its targets for both the quantity and quality of new enlistees and officers it brings into its ranks. But officials believe things could get more difficult.

Tags: DoD , recruiting , Annie Andrews , Mark Brilakis , Gina Grosso , Thomas Seamands , House Armed Service Committee , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:19am EST
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SES group: White House keeping mum on award alternatives

Last spring, as across-the-board budget cuts roiled through agencies across government, the White House decided to cancel the monetary portion of the Presidential Rank Awards, which granted recipients as much as 35 percent of their salary in a one-time bonus. But the White House maintained it was "focused on finding means to acknowledge excellence in non-monetary ways." The Senior Executives Association (SEA), in a statement released Monday said it still hasn't heard from President Barack Obama on those alternatives.

Tags: SES , SEA , Carol Bonosaro , Presidential Rank Awards , OMB , management , pay and benefits

Monday - 01/13/2014, 03:27pm EST
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Take me to your leader: Who's in charge?

If other-world aliens landed next to your building and said "take me to your leader," would you head for Washington, your state capital or your boss on the top floor? Also, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know: how did the government once manage to slash the number of managers almost overnight?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , management , FMA , Pat Niehaus

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 02:00am EST

2013 Trends in law enforcement

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Chairman and CEO Craig Floyd, and Jon Adler with the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, will discuss the 2013 Preliminary end of the year fatality report.
January 10, 2014

Tags: Craig Floyd , National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund , Jon Adler , Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association , 2013 preliminary end of the year fatality report , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford & Roth

Friday - 01/10/2014, 09:33pm EST
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Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
January 10, 2014

Tags: hiring , veterans employment , Department of Veterans Affairs , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/10/2014, 09:29pm EST
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Uncle Sam's less-fat, more-muscle plan...

Want to lose weight, pack on muscle and become more tech savvy? Uncle Sam has this magic plan in the works, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. When approved, it will benefit young and old alike.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , retirement , phased retirement , OPM

Friday - 01/10/2014, 02:00am EST

National Guard worried about growing risk of attrition

Amid debates about the proper size of the active military versus the reserve component, the National Guard's chief warned his force will lose its best talent if it's not given opportunities to engage in the guard's federal mission.

Tags: DoD , National Guard , sequestration , Frank Grass , force readiness , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/10/2014, 03:37am EST
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Should we replace the General Schedule?

The General Schedule worked well when half of Federal employees were GS-5 and below and most of the rest of the workforce was spread out over the remaining grades. Today, 7.4 percent of the Federal workforce is GS-5 and below.

Tags: Jeff Neal , commentary , general schedule , pay ,

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 12:45pm EST
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