Federal Employee News

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

privatizing federal employees at West Point


Article Title: Senate bill would end privatizing federal employees at West Point
Snippet from Article: "...It would also encourage agencies to assign new work to federal employees...."
Source: www.midhudsonnews.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Sunday, April 19, 2009


Article Title: Pay Raise Horse Beats COLA Mule
Snippet from Article: "... living costs as measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index dropped 1.3 percent. They were down again in November (2.3 percent) and December (1.2 percent). Increases in January, February and March were modest and that, for the COLA, is the problem...."
Source: postalbriefing.blogspot.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Friday, April 17, 2009

Missile Defense Agency Federal Employment Spotlight


Article Title: Missile Defense Agency Contract Specialist (Procurement Analyst) Vacancy Announcemet
Snippet from Article: "...Position requires Acquisition Workforce Level III certification in Contracting. Certification prior to hiring is not essential but must be accomplished within 24 months after entry into this position...."
Source: federalemploymenttips.blogspot.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Monday, April 13, 2009

How Much Does an Individual Federal Employee Make? It Isn't Hard to Find Out


Article Title: How Much Does an Individual Federal Employee Make? It Isn't Hard to Find Out
Snippet from Article: "...As a federal employee, were you aware that your salary information is readily available to anyone with a computer, internet access and 30 seconds to locate the information? ..."
Source: www.fedsmith.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Contracting Boom Could Fizzle Out


Article Title: Contracting Boom Could Fizzle Out
Snippet from Article: "...The recent surge in the Washington area's defense-contracting workforce would begin to ebb under Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates's latest budget proposal as the Pentagon moves to replace legions of private workers with full-time civil servants. ..."
Source: www.washingtonpost.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Monday, April 6, 2009

NTEU Strongly Supports Bill to Provide Civil Service Protections at TSA


Article Title: NTEU Strongly Supports Bill to Provide Civil Service Protections at TSA
Snippet from Article: "...would amend the Aviation and Transportation Security Act of 2001 to bring Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees under federal civil service protections, scrapping a failed pay-for-performance personnel system and providing a crucial security workforce with collective bargaining rights for the first time. The leader of the union representing tens of thousands of frontline homeland security employees called the legislation a critical step toward improving the vital, yet troubled, agency...."
Source: www.nteu.org

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Senate confirms John Berry as federal personnel chief


Article Title: Senate confirms John Berry as federal personnel chief
Snippet from Article: "...Both presidents of the two largest federal employee unions -- the American Federation of Government Employees and the National Treasury Employees Union -- also praised Berry...."
Source: www.govexec.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Tanker update: Ala. Sen. blocks Pentagon nominee


Article Title: Tanker update: Ala. Sen. blocks Pentagon nominee
Snippet from Article: "...Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby has put a hold on the confirmation of President Barack Obama's pick for a key Department of Defense position amid the continued controversy over an Air Force tanker contract...."
Source: www.heraldnet.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Federal Employees With Disabilities Few And Far Between, Report Says


Article Title: Federal Employees With Disabilities Few And Far Between, Report Says
Snippet from Article: "...The report titled Federal Employment of People with Disabilities was released Tuesday by the National Council on Disability. It indicates that federal employment of people with disabilities dropped 14.42 percent between 1998 and 2007 despite an executive order in 2000 to promote the hiring of 100,000 people with disabilities...."
Source: www.disabilityscoop.com

[tag]Federal,Government,Military,Retiree, [/tag]