High Risk List

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Agencies have a standardized set of skills to look for when hiring, developing program evaluators

In a new competency model, OPM listed 33 specific skills that it said are important for program evaluation work.

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Exposed to COVID-19 on the job? New website lets you join class-action lawsuit for hazard pay

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Recruiting science and technology workforce on GAO’s High Risk List

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Gene Dodaro

On the High Risk List? That doesn’t make you a horrible person

The biennial list steams on, a few programs off, a few added, but the billions go.

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Lloyd Austin

Defense workers get ethics reminder from DoD secretary

In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is reminding servicemembers and DoD employees about the ethical values of the department.

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In this Oct. 31, 2018, photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Matt Conn, a loadmaster with the 21st Airlift Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., directs an Army HMMWV into a C-17 Globemaster III at Ft. Knox, Ky., to assist Department of Homeland Security along the southwest border. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt his top priority as leader of the military is making it more “lethal” _ better at war and more prepared for it. And yet, nothing about the military’s new mission at the U.S.-Mexico border advances that goal.  (Airman First Class Daniel A. Hernandez/U.S. Air Force via AP)

DoD’s real estate issues no longer a ‘high risk’ area, GAO says

In the latest biennial update on Tuesday, the Government Accountability Office removed DoD real property issues from its High Risk List. But DoD is still solely responsible for five of the 19 matters remaining on the list.

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