The Federal Eye: defense department


Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 09/23/2013

DoD allows leave substitution for excess furlough days

Pentagon allows employees who took off too much unpaid time to substitute paid leave.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:29 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense department, federal employees, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Pentagon allows few exceptions to limits on employee awards

Pentagon imposes tight limits on performance payments and other incentives for its civilian workers.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:02 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  awards, defense department, federal employees, sequestration

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Employee groups seek immediate end to DoD furloughs

Employee groups are calling on Congress to stop furloughs of DoD employees now rather than waiting until fall.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense department, federal employees, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/24/2013

House acts to block DoD furloughs, but not right away

The House late on Tuesday voted to stop furloughs of defense civilian employees but the language wouldn't take effect until October.

By Eric Yoder  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense department, furloughs, sequestration

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Prepare to be furloughed, Panetta tells Defense Department workers

The Defense Department on Wednesday told its nearly 800,000 civilian federal employees that should sequestration occur it will be forced to place the vast majority of them on unpaid furloughs.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:06 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense department, furloughs, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Conferees accept DoD job cut plan

Civilian federal employment at the Defense Department would be cut along with the planned reductions in military personnel in coming years under a House-Senate agreement announced Tuesday evening.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:04 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civilian defense jobs, defense budget, defense contractors, defense department jobs, federal employees

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Local House members oppose potential DoD job cuts

Washington-area members of the House will ask their colleagues to reject a Senate plan that could result in about a 5 percent loss of Defense Department civilian positions, along with a similar cut in contractor jobs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:59 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civilian defense jobs, defense budget, defense contractors, defense department, federal employees, federal jobs