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Jan 31, 2011

Retired federal employee sentenced to 23 months in prison for health care fraud


Retired federal employee sentenced to 23 months in prison for health care fraud


'...retired federal employee will have to surrender in six weeks to begin serving a 23-month prison term for defrauding the federal health care benefits program by claiming for eight years that he was receiving medical treatment overseas....'


Reference: www.nj.com
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Jan 29, 2011


Obama salutes money-saving federal employee


'...Trudy Givens, a Bureau of Prisons employee from Wisconsin, won the administration's 2010 "SAVE Award" with the idea of...'


Reference: usatoday.com
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Jan 21, 2011

Spending Plan Would Impact Federal Workers


GOP Spending Plan Would Impact Federal Workers


'...under the "Spending Reduction Act of 2011," the number of civil service employees would be reduced by 15 percent...'


Reference: ozarksfirst.com
Tags: Federal Worker Cuts

Jan 18, 2011

Federal Employee Furlough and Pay and Benefit Cuts on the Table


Two GOP freshmen to handle federal worker issues


'...federal pay and benefits could be especially contentious. President Obama last year ordered a two-year pay freeze for all federal employees, but the bipartisan deficit commission and several Republican lawmakers want to use a three-year pay freeze, furloughs and...'


Reference: washingtonpost.com
Tags: Federal Employee Furlough

Jan 7, 2011

National Security Agency cyber security center to be built in Utah


Officials mark start of work on Utah cyber center


'...The center is designed to help the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other agencies protect national security networks and identify cyber threats, although the NSA has refused to disclose its full purpose or function. ...'


Reference: www.bloomberg.com
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Pentagon to Cut Budget by $78 Billion Over Five Years


Pentagon to Cut Budget by $78 Billion Over Five Years


'...The cuts will include a reduction in active troop size and an eventual spending freeze....'


Reference: nymag.com
Tags: Defense Budget Cuts

Jan 5, 2011

Salaries for Federal Employees: Search by name, organization or location


Salaries for Federal Employees: Search by name, organization or location


'...Want to know how much your fellow federal employee gets as a salary? Want to know what your federal employee salary is? You can search for federal employees by name or you can look at the names and salaries for each federal worker by location or organization....'


Reference: Federal Employee News
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Jan 4, 2011

Growth in Federal Government Employment


The Census and Growth in Federal Government Employment


'...2010, seasonally adjusted federal employment reached 3.4 million employees, the highest level of federal employment since May 1990...'


Reference: Federal Employment Tips
Tags: Federal Employment Stats

Jan 2, 2011

IRS employee convicted for wiretapping his boss with Outlook


IRS employee convicted for wiretapping his boss with Outlook


'...apparently redirected emails using a simple Outlook rule (an automated way to process/sort emails). The supervisor stumbled into it by accident. ...'


Reference: www.ubergizmo.com
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