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Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013

TSA promises reform after increase of misconduct cases

The House Committee of Homeland Security hosted a hearing prompting the TSA to improve its inconsistent methods of examining allegations of misconduct.

By Ruth Tam  |  11:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal jobs, tsa

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Senate rejects federal hiring freeze proposal

The Senate on Thursday rejected a proposal to bar the government from filling vacant positions not deemed essential.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal jobs, furloughs, hiring freeze, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 02/21/2013

OPM simplifies special hiring authority for disabled applicants

Persons with certain disabilities no longer will have to meet one of the current requirements under a special authority for hiring them into federal jobs.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:02 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disabilities, federal employees, federal hiring, federal jobs, schedule a, targeted disabilties

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

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Agencies told to keep doors open to interns

FEDERAL EYE | Officials say a new government program should not prevent use of third-party providors.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:19 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  career development, federal hiring, federal jobs, intern

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Agencies told to keep doors open to interns

Federal agencies have been told that they can continue to use interns referred from third parties such as intern placement agencies after a recent overhaul of government intern-type programs.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:19 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  career development, federal hiring, federal jobs, intern