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Feb 28, 2011

Could hackers exploit a Federal Shutdown?


How Hackers Could Exploit Federal Government Shutdown


'...One major problem: The federal government's list of critical-need computer security employees has not been updated in over 15 years....'


Reference: www.fastcompany.com
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Feb 23, 2011

Is a Government Shutdown Likely?


Government Shutdown 2011 Unlikely, White House Press Secretary Says


'...Even though the prospects of a government shutdown escalated when the House of Representatives approved historic spending cuts on Saturday, White House press secretary Jay Carney maintained Tuesday that the shutdown is unlikely. ...'


Reference: www.theepochtimes.com
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Feb 22, 2011

Congress looks at pay hikes


Congress looks at pay hikes


'...need an automatic pay increase to their $174,000 salary....'


Reference: www.charlotteobserver.com
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Feb 16, 2011

Federal Job Cuts


John Boehner: If GOP Cuts Cause Federal Job Losses, 'So Be It'


'...House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that if Republican efforts to cut federal spending resulted in the loss of government jobs, "so be it."...'


Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com
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Feb 13, 2011

Federal Occupational Health Turns 65


Federal Occupational Health Turns 65


'...Now serving more than 1.8 million federal workers annually, FOH was created in August 1946 when President Truman signed an amendment to the Public Health Service Act. ...'


Reference: ohsonline.com
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Feb 12, 2011

TSA chief vows to fire screeners in a strike or work slowdown


TSA chief vows to fire screeners in a strike or work slowdown


'...TSA Administrator John Pistole told the House Homeland Security subcommittee on transportation security that a strike would be highly unlikely, since federal employees do not have the legal right to strike. ...'


Reference: www.federaltimes.com
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Feb 8, 2011

federal workforce Union-busting president remembered for positives as well


Reagan's complicated legacy for federal workforce


'...This week marks the centennial of Ronald Reagan's birth. When it comes to federal employee issues, he's probably most remembered as a big union-busting president. ...'


Reference: www.washingtonpost.com
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