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New rules set veteran, disability hiring benchmarks for federal contractors

The Labor Department unveiled two final rules Tuesday requiring federal contractors to establish clear-cut annual benchmarks for hiring veterans and people with disabilities.

Tags: acquisition , industry , hiring , veteran hiring , disability hiring , Labor , Tom Perez

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:12pm EDT

Army Reserve struggles to fill midgrade ranks

Signing up new recruits is not a problem for the Army Reserve. Getting them to stay long enough to fill slots for midgrade and senior enlisted positions is another matter.

Tags: DoD , Army , Army Reserve , Tammy Smith , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:38am EDT
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A foursome you don't want?

Ever hear the old saying that bad things come in threes? It's been around a long time, and it often seems to work out that way. Bad news, bad weather, whatever. Unless you happen to work for the federal government, in which case, make that bad news comes as a foursome, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , sequestration

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 02:00am EDT

Helping veterans find jobs

Cliff Colley from CACI, Inc., and Tony Claiborne from L-3 National Security Solutions Group, will discuss what companies can do to assist veterans entering the civilian workforce.
August 27, 2013

Tags: acquistion , veteran employment , veteran hiring , veterans issues , Cliff Colley , CACI , Tony Claiborne , L-3 National Security Solutions Group , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 11:01pm EDT
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How effective is simulated training? GAO cites gaps in Army, Marine Corps data

A new study by the Government Accountability Office says the Army and Marine Corps need to develop a set of metrics to better measure the benefits of simulation-based training over live training.

Tags: Marine Corps , Army , Sharon Pickup , training , simulator , In Depth , Michael OConnell , DoD , GAO

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:46pm EDT
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Fired, furloughed or locked out - what are the odds?

In some states, they used to let condemned prisoners choose their method of execution. That has mostly gone out of style. But here in Washington, politicians still give about-to-be-kicked federal workers some different options, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Such as furloughed, fired or locked out.

Tags: sequestration , furloughs , Mike Causey , Federal Report

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 02:00am EDT

Coffers nearly dry, FEEA says most furlough loans could end next week

The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund says it won't be able to help out most furloughed federal employees beyond the end of the week because donations haven't kept up with the crush of applications from employees facing the forced time off.

Tags: sequestration , furloughs , FEEA , Steve Bauer , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Jack Moore

Monday - 08/26/2013, 01:41pm EDT
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How many furlough days did feds actually take?

With the end of fiscal 2013 just over a month away, many agencies are wrapping up their furlough days. Some agencies have even reduced the number of unpaid leave days they originally thought they would need. This graphic depicts the total number of furlough days originally declared by agencies versus the number of furloughs actually taken.

Tags: sequestration , furloughs , DoD , IRS , FAA , Michael OConnell

Friday - 08/23/2013, 12:00pm EDT

Crisis in the Middle East

Middle East expert Eric Thompson will give us an update on the political uprisings in Syria and Egypt.
August 23, 2013

Tags: Middle East , Syria , Egypt , Eric Thompson , CNA , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:49pm EDT
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Sequestration's effect on the Judiciary

Debra Roth hosts a roundtable discussion of how sequestration has affected the judicial branch, justice, and the rule of law.
August 23, 2013

Tags: DoD , sequestration , furloughs , budget battle , Department of Justice , Debra Roth , Shaw Bransford & Roth , Bryan Polisuk , Merit Systems Protection Board , Bruce Moyer , NAAUSA , Michael Nachmanoff , federal public defenders , Federal Public Defender in Virginia , Fed Talk , Federal Bar Association

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:38pm EDT
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