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Lawmakers urge GSA to address tax code change affecting feds

Two Democratic lawmakers have joined together to urge the General Services Administration to take quick action and address a tax code change that eliminated the deduction for job-related moving expenses for federal employees.

Many seasonal NPS workers 'confused' about rule change

Many seasonal employees of the National Park Service—some who have worked for the agency for decades — are finding themselves unemployed after NPS made an unannounced change to seasonal hiring rules.

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Proposed DOD reform bill would eliminate agencies, cut jobs

The House Armed Services Committee Chairman on Tuesday proposed a bill that would eliminate seven supporting agencies within the Defense Department that are a part of what is known as the “fourth estate."

WH creates Postal Service task force

The White House contends that the United States Postal Service “is on an unsustainable financial path,” and has created a task force to evaluate its operations and finances in order to prevent a taxpayer-funded bailout.

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VA makes efforts be removed from GAO's high-risk list

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday announced that it has launched several programs and made departmental changes as part of an effort to be removed from the Government Accountability Office's list of agencies in need of improvement.

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Interior IG releases findings on SES reassignments

After months of reviewing the reassignments of about 30 senior executives at the Department of Interior, the agency’s inspector general found that some proper protocols were not followed.

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OPM makes changes to safety leave regulations for teleworkers

The Office of Personnel Management has issued new regulations regarding its weather or safety-related leave, and it affects teleworkers.

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Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey coming soon

The Office of Personnel Management is asking agency leaders to encourage participation in the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, which will be administered early this spring.

EEOC rules that USPS discriminated against injured workers

The U.S. Postal Service used a program designed to help employees return to work after an injury to instead rid the agency of those who required special work accommodations.

OPM director on workforce reform: 'Nothing gets done without the people'

The new director of the Office of Personnel Management is looking forward to working with the Trump administration to completely overhaul the civil service system.

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