Federal Employee News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

White House to lift federal hiring freeze

White House to lift federal hiring freeze

Snippet of Article: "...It also created delays in the processing of Social Security checks, staff shortages at federal prisons, the closure of childcare facilities at military bases and fewer workers at the Food and Drug Administration to work on drug approvals. Mulvaney did not say how many vacancies in the federal government would be filled after the freeze is lifted..."

Source: thehill.com

Monday, April 10, 2017

Rice claim on Syria chemical weapons gets 'four Pinocchios'

Rice claim on Syria chemical weapons gets 'four Pinocchios'

Snippet of Article: "...Former Obama official Susan Rice’s claim just a few months ago that the Assad regime “voluntarily and verifiably” gave up its chemical weapons stockpile earned a full rebuke from a prominent fact-checker on Monday in the wake of last week’s chemical attack. The Washington Post fact-checker gave the former national security adviser a rating of “four Pinocchios” -- the worst rating on their truth scale..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

Detailed paper trail for Rice unmasking requests likely exists, according to controversial intel sharing document

Detailed paper trail for Rice unmasking requests likely exists, according to controversial intel sharing document

Snippet of Article: "...An extensive and complex paper trail for requests to the National Security Agency about the identities of people in President Trump’s transition team in sensitive intelligence surveillance probably exists, including requests made by former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, according to information sharing procedures signed into law by the outgoing Obama Administration..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

Friday, April 7, 2017

US Department of Labor accuses Google of underpaying women

US Department of Labor accuses Google of underpaying women

Snippet of Article: "...The department has found "systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce," Labor Department Regional Director Janette Wipper testified in a court in San Francisco on Friday, according to a report by The Guardian. Janet Herold, the department's regional solicitor, told the Guardian that pay discrimination against women was extreme..."

Source: www.pcworld.com

US Department of Labor, Wage Discrimination, Pay Discrimination,

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Trump unleashes missiles upon Syria in vital national security interest of the United States and the world after al-Assad chemical attack on his people

US launches missiles into Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

Snippet of Article: "...The United States launched nearly five dozen cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield early Friday in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians, the first direct assault on the Damascus government since the beginning of that country's bloody civil war in 2011. "It is in the vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons," President Donald Trump said..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

al-Assad, Trump, Missile Attack, Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack (April 2017)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

White House unveiled Melania Trump’s first official portrait as first lady


White House unveils official portrait of Melania Trump

Image of First Lady Melania Trump
First Lady Melania Trump
Snippet of Article: "...The White House has unveiled Melania Trump’s first official portrait as first lady. The 46-year-old former professional model is seen striking an assertive pose in the photograph released Monday. Sporting a black ensemble with her arms crossed, Trump looks directly into the camera with a slight smile..."
Source: thehill.com

Melania Trump (FLOTUS), Make America Beautiful Again, America's First Lady,

DOJ warning to US companies: Don't put American workers at disadvantage

DOJ warning to US companies: Don't put American workers at disadvantage

Snippet of Article: "...The Justice Department warned U.S. companies that it would investigate and prosecute employers that overlook qualified Americans for jobs. The stern message came on the same day as employers started to apply for coveted visas known as H-1B, which are used mostly by technology companies to bring in programmers and other specialized workers from other countries..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

H-1B visa