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Four key highlights from the Microsoft cybersecurity hearing

Microsoft President Brad Smith made a number of key commitments, but faced no harsh criticism for his company’s documented cybersecurity shortcomings.

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TSA, AFGE see milestone contract as ‘pivot point’ for frontline workforce

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Congressmen request Microsoft president testify about ‘cascade of security failures, cybersecurity shortfalls’

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TSA, AFGE aim to expand workforce options in new 7-year contract

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Justin Doubleday/Federal News NetworkHydrick Thomas, the president of TSA Council 100 for the American Federation of Government Employees, speaks about TSA pay raises during a July 27 press conference at Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC.

‘Long overdue’ TSA pay raises bring salaries in line with rest of federal workforce

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Labor leaders urge Biden administration to investigate systemic racial inequity at large federal contractor

Labor leaders called on the Biden administration to investigate the workplace practices of federal contractor Maximus, claiming the company systemically…

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Christmas in July: Omnibus would give TSA employees pay raise next summer

The government funding bill includes $398 million to bring TSA salaries in line with the rest of the federal workforce and the General Schedule system.

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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says a proposed $600 million deal between the state of Michigan and Flint residents harmed by lead-tainted water is a step toward making amends. Officials announced the settlement Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, which must be approved by a federal judge.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Congressmen want to know what agencies are doing to ensure clean water across America

In today’s Federal Newscast: Two congressmen want to know what agencies are doing to ensure clean water across America. DOJ wants agencies to provide more information in different lanugages. And the House Modernization Committee looks at the need to have a congressional Chief Data Officer.

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