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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

The Federal Salary Council, the entity responsible for recommending changes or additions the locality pay system, is not recommending any new areas for 2022. But the council did engage in a lengthy debate over the future of the federal locality program.

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Pentagon loses two bid protests that challenged $7 billion moving contract

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Data organization is holding back the Advanced Battle Management System

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Energy’s Oak Ridge Lab adapting cybersecurity for this new boundaryless environment

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A federal employee's guide to Trump and Biden's 2020 campaign platforms

Federal News Network reviewed the track records and campaign policies for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Here's where they stand on the issues important to federal employees, including pay, benefits and government oversight.

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Certain unconscious bias training is OK for federal contractors, Labor says

Federal contractors can continue unconscious bias programs and still meet the demands of the president’s recent executive order on diversity and inclusion training, Labor Department says, as long as programs don’t touch on “white fragility” or “white privilege.”

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GAO developing secure file transfer capability to share sensitive data during pandemic

Some challenges from the pandemic require new solutions. The pandemic has also come with its own unique workload for GAO.

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Developments around the corner for defense contractors affected by COVID

Defense contractors should pay close attention to two developments. An update on payments to contractors, and a review of how DoD spent its pandemic money.

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New book details why US is on track to lose true 'superpower' status

If you extend economic trend lines, by 2040 the US won’t be the leading nation. David Walker thinks we may not be a superpower at all.

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Agencies need to hire and retain the right talent to fulfill the mission

In short, a principal agency goal should be avoidance of what you might call talent disruption.

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With initial urgency passed, agencies using pandemic to rethink, innovate processes

The State Department created an intra-agency team to reimagine many of its business and administrative processes now that the initial urgency of the pandemic has passed.

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Some agencies not fulfilling open data reporting requirements

The Open Government Data Act calls on agencies to make their data publicly available, and for OMB to track it. Some of it isn’t happening says the Government Accountability Office.

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USDA stands up 500 data dashboards from executive brainstorming

Nearly a year into the Trump administration’s Federal Data Strategy, agencies have taken big steps in making data analytics the foundation for executive decision-making.

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VA piloting new CX training institute for employees

After several successful runs at customer experience pilots in recent years, the Department of Veterans will soon publish a CX best practices guide for other agencies..

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Pentagon loses two bid protests that challenged $7 billion moving contract

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Data organization is holding back the Advanced Battle Management System

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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

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GAO developing secure file transfer capability to share sensitive data during pandemic

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Data organization is holding back the Advanced Battle Management System

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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

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GAO developing secure file transfer capability to share sensitive data during pandemic

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