Jackie Speier

Congresswoman wants security clearance applicants to submit social media activity

In today’s Federal Newscast, one member of Congress wants the Defense Department to start looking at social media posts as part of the security clearance…

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In rare move, OPM strips broadcasting agency of background investigation and vetting authorities

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Your security clearance and coronavirus: Financial responsibility matters

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Breaches bring lessons for the intelligence community

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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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Sussing Out the Security Clearance System

FEDtalk Last week, President Trump signed an executive order officially moving all security clearance functions under the purview of the Department of…

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Bill to give federal employees 12 weeks of paid family leave now has Senate companion

In today’s Federal Newscast, a version of the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act is introduced into the Senate.

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