Workforce Rights/Governance

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A long-time federal-employee advocate reacts to the latest civil service reform gambit

It may not be likely to become law, but a new bill to reform federal civil service shows how deeply some members of congress feel about the issue. Sen….

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Agency leadership is ‘pivotal’ for effective anti-harassment policies

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. The U.S. Army, for the first time, is offering a maximum enlistment bonus of $50,000 to highly skilled recruits who sign up for six years. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD overhauls overseas COLA policy, leading to pay decrease for some military members

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How do federal employees feel about upcoming telework changes? ‘Unsure’

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Two Army infantry soldiers win innovation contest with a device to keep mold out of barracks

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How Bureau of Prisons can escape its own cage

Justice Department agency is failing at is own stated mission, but new leadership vows to correct things.

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VA warns 81K health care employees’ jobs at risk under House GOP debt ceiling plan

Federal agencies are warning that a deal by House Republicans to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for significant budget cuts would eliminate the jobs…

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Confusion over weed policies may be blunting new recruits for intelligence agencies

Many young people are confused about whether past marijuana use prevents them from getting a security clearance. And others say they wouldn’t stop using to obtain a clearance.

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