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Jul 30, 2011

FAA furloughed 4,000 employees


FAA furloughs unprecedented, officials say


'...FAA furloughed 4,000 employees, including almost 1,000 in Washington, after lawmakers failed to reach a last-minute agreement on July 22 on a stopgap funding measure for the agency....'


Reference: www.govexec.com
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Jul 25, 2011

1000's of FAA workers furloughed


FAA furloughs thousands amid congressional funding stalemate


'...(Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration, the arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation responsible for air passenger safety, furloughed about 4,000 of its workers on Saturday...'


Reference: www.reuters.com
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Jul 17, 2011

Federal directive requires agencies to incorporate plain language in development of communications materials


Plain Language at OPM


'...Plain language is not unprofessional writing or a method of "dumbing down" or "talking down" to the reader....'


Reference: www.opm.gov
Tags: plain language directive

Jul 12, 2011

Ford Bragg Federal Employment


How to Search for Federal Jobs at Fort Bragg


'...Employment vacancies for Fort Bragg and the surrounding community can be found online. ...'


Reference: fortbragg.patch.com
Tags: Federal Jobs,

Jul 7, 2011

Federal Contracting cuts coming


Cut contracting costs by 15 percent, agencies are told


'...methods being pursued include lowering labor rates...'


Reference: www.govexec.com
Tags: Federal Contract Workers,