People who say it is next to impossible to fire a federal worker should study — and then maybe rejoice in — the Hatch Act, a much-amended 1940s law designed to keep career federal and postal workers from engaging in partisan political activity on the job.
Acting DHS IG says there are several things the agency can do to tighten up its screening process to protect national security.
Veterans Affairs whistleblowers reclaimed their jobs and reputations after supervisors tried to downplay claims of falsified performance reports, a delayed response to rape allegations against a VA employee and low staffing levels at VA medical centers.
The Government Accountability Office reports agencies listened to the ISDC’s demands to improve and make use of their suspension and debarment tools.
The Air Force lifted a suspension on Booz Allen Hamilton’s office in San Antonio, Texas, after Booz Allen took responsibility for the improper disclosure of sensitive information on a pending contract.
GTSI President and CEO Scott Friedlander joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the company’s future now that the SBA suspension has been lifted.
Washington Technology reports that SBA is not offering information about whether or not suspensions are in store for the small businesses working with GTSI Corp.
GTSI said it will fight its suspension by SBA, but it face an uphill battle, Government Technology reports.