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New leadership at the Senior Executives Association

In a workforce of about two million, the federal government has only about 8,000 members in the senior executive service. A small number, but crucial,…

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Court rules against feds getting monetary damages when they go unpaid in government shutdown

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House Republicans urge EEOC bring employees fully back to the office

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Industry has lots to say about the Homeland Security plan for cyber incident reporting

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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)FILE - This Feb. 25, 2011 file photo shows Tthe U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Two former Commerce Department executives take on intellectual property protection

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Employee Assistance programs, EAP

When you solicit commercial services, make sure you and bidders define the terms

The Agriculture Department recently lost a contract award protest. It was attempting to purchase commercial style services for evictions and foreclosures…

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FILE - A Boeing 747 takes off from the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, on Aug. 7, 2020. Airplanes are a minor contributor to global greenhouse-gas emissions, but their share is sure to grow as more people travel in coming years, and that has the aviation industry facing the prospect of tighter environmental regulations and higher costs. At the opening of a huge aviation industry show near London, on Monday, July 18, 2022, discussion about climate change replaced much of the usual buzz over big airplane orders. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

A gaggle of agencies seeks development of sustainable airplane fuel

One of the top goals of the climate crowd is development of a new jet fuel. Now a group of federal department and agencies has launched a public challenge…

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President’s Management Agenda sets training and supplier diversity goals

In today’s Federal Newscast: The President’s Management Agenda sets agency goals for training and supplier diversity, among others. Seventy House lawmakers push for billions of dollars for the Social Security Administration. And the Senate confirms a new Defense Department IG.

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