Navy employee pleads guilty to theft of funds

A Navy Department employee in Tennessee pleaded guilty this month to theft of government funds, the Justice Department said.

Navy transparency effort to include weekly sexual assault updates

The Navy said it will release weekly overviews of alleged sexual assaults to increase transparency of its reporting on criminal proceedings.

Shooting at Washington Navy Yard kills 13

Several people have been killed and others injured in a shooting that occurred Sept. 16 at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.

You Be the Judge: Was indefinite suspension improperly imposed on Navy employee?

A Navy employee appeals his indefinite suspension after having been judged “unfit for duty” for health reasons in the fall of 2011.

Bill would reconcile locality pay disparity

House lawmakers are sponsoring legislation that would address a conflict in regional locality pay boundaries that has produced unequal calculation of wages for blue- and white-collar federal workers.

DOD announces timelines for women in combat roles

The Defense Department on June 18 publicly released timelines for bringing women into previously closed combat positions.

Some furloughed feds may get unemployment

Some furloughed federal employees may be able to organize their mandatory unpaid work days so that they are eligible for unemployment benefits.

Navy working toward zero furloughs

The Navy is aiming for zero furlough days for its civilian employees in order not to compromise readiness, a top officer said at an April 10 Pentagon news briefing on the fiscal 2014 budget.

More service members get Roth TSP

Active-duty members of the Air Force, Army and Navy are able to contribute to the Thrift Savings Plan Roth option as of Oct. 1.

DOD will have to wait for Roth TSP

Military service members and Defense Department civilian employees will not immediately have access to the Thrift Savings Plan Roth option when it launches May 7.

Rulings Roundup Navy employee loses appeal over charges of credit card misuse

A Navy statistician lost her most recent appeal of her removal for alleged misuse of a government credit card.

Rulings Roundup: Navy employee wins whistleblower appeal in travel oversight case

A former Financial Management Analyst with the Department of the Navy won his most recent appeal in the whistleblower protection case he is pursuing against his former employer.

You Be the Judge: Did Navy Breach Terms Of Settlement Agreement?

A Navy civilian employee lodges an appeal claiming she was improperly removed from service because the Navy breached a previously concluded settlement agreement.

Most feds seek to improve, but say innovation unrewarded

A new mini-study indicates that while nine out of 10 federal employees are seeking ways to perform their jobs better, only about four out of 10 believe innovation and creativity are rewarded.

Bill would streamline vets' transition into civilian jobs

A bill introduced in the Senate would address growing unemployment among young veterans by easing their transition from military service into civilian jobs.

Navy directs resources to Japan aid effort

The Navy has deployed 14 ships and 17,000 sailors and Marines in a humanitarian effort to help Japan recover from the earthquake and tsunami that struck last wee

Rulings Roundup: Navy Employee Wins Back Pay Appeal

Lisa A. Washington, an employee of the Department of the Navy, won her most recent appeal in which she claimed the agency had failed to comply with an enforcement order to provide her with appropriate back pay.