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Trusted Workforce and federal background checks initiatives have a reliable home — now what?

No matter how you look at it, the process for investigating people and granting them security clearance has been a hairball for decades.

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Dark cloud over OPM leaves employees fearing long-term damage

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Enrolling more security clearance holders in continuous evaluation could save billions

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NBIB employees get official offers to transfer to DoD’s security clearance agency

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Upcoming policy changes shaping DoD’s newly renamed security clearance agency

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Senate Democrats ask administration for alternative budget options to OPM-GSA merger

In a letter to acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) questioned why the administration didn’t warn…

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FILE-In this June 21, 2018 file photo, a job applicant looks at job listings for the Riverside Hotel at a job fair hosted by Job News South Florida, in Sunrise, Fla.  The Labor Department is expected to issue its new regulations on overtime in 2019, which employees must be given overtime, and which are exempt. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Federal contractors could get favorable treatment for hiring disabled workers

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department is looking to reward four contractors who make an effort to hire qualified disabled people.

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Background investigations moving from OPM to DoD, what comes next will make or break them

Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal has some best practices for a successful transition of the security clearance process to the Pentagon.

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